Women's Basketball Defeats Thiel (Pa.) in Season Opener Saturday

Sophomore Annie Bova
Sophomore Annie Bova

WOOSTER, Ohio – Mount Union sophomore Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) had 19 points, two rebounds and one assist in the 98-42 victory over Thiel (Pa.) in the first game of the Nan Nichols Classic hosted by the Wooster College Saturday.

Sophomore Katie Reed (Alliance/Marlington) had  13 points and two rebounds off the bench while freshman Robyn Brown (Woodland Hills, Calif./Chaminade College Prep) led the team with seven rebounds.

Jaclyn Watkins led the Tomcats (0-1) with 20 points and five rebounds as Hannah Stoneman recorded 11 points and nine rebounds. 

The Purple Raiders bench produced 60 points led by Reed and senior Amanda Turner who had 11 points (Wooster/Wooster).

There was no doubt that Mount Union controlled the game, opening on an 18-0 run over the first seven minutes, while Thiel would finally get on the board off a free throw from Watkins. The Raiders would go into the half leading 51-21.

The Raiders opened the second half with three three-pointers from Bova, junior Chandler Moore (Girard,Pa./Girard) and senior Olivia Holt (Williamsfield/Pymatuning Valley)  as Mount Union continued to build the lead. The Raiders would go on for the 98-42 victory to start the season 1-0.  

Mount Union continues play in the Nan Nichols Classic at the Wooster College as they take on Earlham (Ind.) tomorrow at 1 pm.

 

Newspaper Box Score
Mount Union vs Thiel College
11/16/13 1:00 p.m. at Timken Gymnasium; Wooster, Ohio
At Timken Gymnasium; Wooster, Ohio
MOUNT UNION 98, THIEL COLLEGE 42
MOUNT UNION (1-0)
Annie Bova 7-12 2-2 19; Katie Reed 3-5 4-4 13; Amanda Turner 4-8 0-0 11;
Cassi Bowen 3-6 2-3 8; Sarah Grippi 4-4 0-0 8; Chandler Moore 2-6 0-0 6;
Nancy Osborne 2-3 0-0 6; Bridget Lyons 3-4 0-0 6; Olivia Holt 2-4 0-0 5;
Robyn Brown 1-3 3-4 5; Colleen Kennehan 1-1 0-1 3; Megan Saunders 0-1 3-4 3;
Aly Daniel 1-2 0-1 2; Kelsey Scott 1-3 0-2 2; Emma Horning 0-3 1-2 1; Abbey
Bartoszewicz 0-4 0-0 0; Abby Wemhoff 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 34-71 15-23 98.
THIEL COLLEGE (0-1)
Jaclyn Watkins 6-11 8-14 20; Hannah Stoneman 1-6 9-10 11; Erin DiFalco 2-4
0-0 4; Bethany Hines 1-8 0-0 2; Cimone Reid 1-5 0-0 2; Amy Abdelrasoul 1-1
0-0 2; Laken Shields 0-2 1-3 1; Taylor Ketler 0-1 0-0 0; Katie Shaffer 0-0
0-0 0; Alyssa Mondi 0-3 0-0 0; Taylor Queen 0-2 0-0 0; Kayla Welty 0-2 0-1
0; Jessica Lovell 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 12-46 18-28 42.
Mount Union...................   51   47  -   98
Thiel College.................   21   21  -   42
3-point goals--Mount Union 15-40 (Annie Bova 3-6; Amanda Turner 3-7; Katie
Reed 3-4; Chandler Moore 2-6; Nancy Osborne 2-3; Colleen Kennehan 1-1;
Olivia Holt 1-2; Emma Horning 0-2; Abby Wemhoff 0-1; Robyn Brown 0-2; Cassi
Bowen 0-3; Abbey Bartoszewicz 0-3), Thiel College 0-8 (; Erin DiFalco 0-2;
Bethany Hines 0-2; Cimone Reid 0-1; Laken Shields 0-1; Alyssa Mondi 0-1;
Jessica Lovell 0-1). Fouled out--Mount Union-None, Thiel College-None.
Rebounds--Mount Union 45 (Robyn Brown 7), Thiel College 38 (Hannah Stoneman
9). Assists--Mount Union 25 (Nancy Osborne 3; Amanda Turner 3), Thiel
College 3 (Erin DiFalco 1; Taylor Queen 1; Bethany Hines 1). Total
fouls--Mount Union 22, Thiel College 18. Technical fouls--Mount Union-None,
Thiel College-None. A-112