Bova Leads Women's Basketball Over Earlham (Ind.) Sunday

Sophomore Annie Bova
Sophomore Annie Bova

WOOSTER, Ohio – Sophomore Annie Bova's (Parma Heights/Beaumont) two free throws push Mount Union's women's basketball over Earlham (Ind.) 68-67 in the last day of the Nan Nichols Classic hosted by the College of Wooster Sunday.

Bova led the team with 15 points, and senior Nancy Osborne (North Canton/GlenOak) chipped in with 12 points. Sophomore Katie Reed (Alliance/Marlington) had 14 points coming off the bench.

Senior Olivia Holt (Williamsfield/Pymatuning Valley) set a new career-high in rebounds as she led the team with eight.

Bova and Reed both earned all-tournament honors for the Raiders.

The Quakers (0-2) would have three players in double-digits, Kasin Spay led the team with 13 points, while Raven Bryant-Williams and Hannah Franklin each chipped in with 10 points.

The first half would see three lead changes, as Earlham would lead by as much as seven at one point in the half. The Quakers would go into the half leading 33-30.

The second half would open with three-pointer from Bova to tie the game at 33, the Raiders would then go on a 10-0 run and would lead by as much as 10 at the 10:52 mark, before the Quakers would chip away at that lead.

Bryant-Williams would sink a jumper to give Earlham a 67-66 lead with 29 seconds remaining, before Bova would be fouled on a jumper with three seconds remaining, and sink both free throws to make it the final 68-67.

Mount Union (2-0) will host Waynesburg (Pa.) in the second game of the 2013 M-Club Shootout on Friday, November 22nd at 7 pm at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.

 

Newspaper Box Score
Univ. Mount Union vs Earlham College
11/17/13 1:00 p.m. at Timken Gymnasium; Wooster, Ohio
At Timken Gymnasium; Wooster, Ohio
UNIV. MOUNT UNION 68, EARLHAM COLLEGE 67
UNIV. MOUNT UNION (2-0)
Annie Bova 6-16 2-3 15; Katie Reed 5-9 2-2 14; Nancy Osborne 4-7 1-2 12;
Sarah Grippi 4-6 1-2 9; Robyn Brown 2-4 0-0 5; Aly Daniel 2-4 0-0 4; Olivia
Holt 1-3 1-2 3; Cassi Bowen 1-1 0-0 3; Chandler Moore 1-3 0-0 2; Colleen
Kennehan 0-0 1-2 1; Bridget Lyons 0-0 0-1 0; Amanda Turner 0-0 0-0 0. Totals
26-53 8-14 68.
EARLHAM COLLEGE (0-2)
Kasin Spay 6-11 0-0 13; Hannah Franklin 5-12 0-0 10; R. Bryant-Williams 5-11
0-0 10; Bria Sneed 2-12 4-6 8; Lexi McFarland 2-6 0-0 5; Sylvia Barnes 1-1
2-2 4; Jazmynne Cunningham 2-4 0-0 4; Maya Luney 2-7 0-0 4; Shania Feathers
2-3 0-0 4; JaLissa Watt 1-4 1-5 3; Danielle Altman 1-2 0-0 2; Bristyl Webb
0-1 0-0 0; Kiara Scott 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-74 7-13 67.
Univ. Mount Union.............   30   38  -   68
Earlham College...............   33   34  -   67
3-point goals--Univ. Mount Union 8-17 (Nancy Osborne 3-4; Katie Reed 2-4;
Annie Bova 1-4; Cassi Bowen 1-1; Robyn Brown 1-2; Chandler Moore 0-1; Olivia
Holt 0-1), Earlham College 2-9 (Kasin Spay 1-3; Lexi McFarland 1-3; Bria
Sneed 0-3). Fouled out--Univ. Mount Union-None, Earlham College-None.
Rebounds--Univ. Mount Union 37 (Olivia Holt 8), Earlham College 43 (Maya
Luney 9). Assists--Univ. Mount Union 12 (Nancy Osborne 3; Olivia Holt 3),
Earlham College 11 (Bria Sneed 3; Lexi McFarland 3). Total fouls--Univ.
Mount Union 15, Earlham College 18. Technical fouls--Univ. Mount Union-None,
Earlham College-None. A-121