Women's Basketball

No. 15 Women’s Basketball Win Streak Snapped At Six Against Baldwin Wallace, 74-71

Sophomore Aly Daniel

BEREA, Ohio – No. 15 Mount Union lost to Baldwin Wallace, 74-71 in an Ohio Athletic Conference women's basketball game Wednesday, January 30th at the Ursrung Gymnasium.

With this loss the Purple Raiders fall to 16-4 overall and 10-3 in the OAC while Baldwin Wallace improves to 11-9 overall and 6-7 in the OAC.

Sophomore Aly Daniel (Willard/Willard) led the way for the Raiders with the games only double-double, 14 points and 10 rebounds. Three other Raiders scored in double-digits, the senior duo of Rosa LaMattina (Westlake/Westlake) and Tierney Allen (Alliance/Alliance) each scored 19 and 10 points respectively while freshman Annie Bova (Parma Heigths/Beaumont) scored 12 points in the loss.

The Yellow Jackets were led by sophomore Audrey Smolik who scored game-high 20 points with junior Jessica Lairson chipped in with 16 points. Freshman Alissa Munro scored 10 to round out the double-digit scorers.

The lead changed hands two times and the score was tied twice in the early going of the game. The Jackets led early 8-3 and Mount Union rallied to eventually tie the game at 17. Baldwin Wallace went on a 21-12 run to end the half, going into the break with a nine point lead 38-29.

The Yellow Jackets would never look back as they built their lead to 16 points, 50-34 before Mount Union would answer with a 34-18 run to tie the game at 68 with one minute to go. Four free-throws for the Jackets would help keep the Raiders away. LaMattina would miss a three-pointer at the end of the game to try to send the game to overtime. Baldwin Wallace would go on for the 74-71 victory.

Mount Union next goes on the road Saturday, February 2nd to face Otterbein in an Ohio Athletic Conference game in Westerville, Ohio at 3 pm.


Newspaper Box Score
Mount Union vs Baldwin Wallace
01/30/13 7:30 pm at Ursprung Gymnasium; Berea, Ohio
At Ursprung Gymnasium; Berea, Ohio
BALDWIN WALLACE 74, MOUNT UNION 71
MOUNT UNION (16-4, 10-3 OAC)
Rosa LaMattina 6-13 5-7 19; Aly Daniel 6-7 2-2 14; Annie Bova 4-12 3-3 12;
Tierney Allen 4-9 1-1 10; Chandler Moore 2-3 0-0 6; Maggie Miller 2-4 0-0 5;
Marybeth Leitch 1-4 1-2 3; Jessie Baldridge 1-3 0-0 2; Bridget Lyons 0-0 0-0
0; Amanda Turner 0-7 0-0 0; Kensie Kimble 0-0 0-2 0; Shayna Panchik 0-0 0-0
0; Nancy Osborne 0-0 0-0 0; Olivia Holt 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 26-66 12-17 71.
BALDWIN WALLACE (11-9, 6-7 OAC)
Audrey Smolik 8-12 4-4 20; Jessica Lairson 5-5 6-7 16; Alissa Munro 4-6 1-1
10; Nancy Coulter 2-2 2-2 6; Allyson Helleis 2-4 0-0 6; Jessica Carpenter
2-6 0-2 5; Lexi Rohrbach 1-2 3-4 5; Rachel Rossman 1-4 2-2 4; Erin Allen 1-1
0-0 2; Amber Boyd 0-6 0-0 0; Shari Mangas 0-1 0-0 0; Natalia Simovic 0-1 0-0
0. Totals 26-50 18-22 74.
Mount Union...................   29   42  -   71
Baldwin Wallace...............   38   36  -   74
3-point goals--Mount Union 7-24 (Rosa LaMattina 2-5; Chandler Moore 2-3;
Tierney Allen 1-3; Maggie Miller 1-2; Annie Bova 1-4; Amanda Turner 0-5;
Olivia Holt 0-2), Baldwin Wallace 4-13 (Allyson Helleis 2-4; Jessica
Carpenter 1-4; Alissa Munro 1-1; Rachel Rossman 0-1; Amber Boyd 0-2; Audrey
Smolik 0-1). Fouled out--Mount Union-None, Baldwin Wallace-None.
Rebounds--Mount Union 42 (Aly Daniel 10), Baldwin Wallace 29 (Audrey Smolik
5). Assists--Mount Union 14 (Rosa LaMattina 5), Baldwin Wallace 18 (Rachel
Rossman 6). Total fouls--Mount Union 19, Baldwin Wallace 15. Technical
fouls--Mount Union-None, Baldwin Wallace-None.
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