Women's Basketball Defeats Hanover in M-Club Shootout Championship

Nancy Osborne (Photo Credit Ryan Baker)
Nancy Osborne (Photo Credit Ryan Baker)

ALLIANCE, Ohio – The Mount Union women's basketball team defeated Hanover (Ind.) 87-75 in the championship game of the M-Club Shootout Saturday evening at the McPherson Athletic and Academic Complex.

Tournament MVP Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) had 21 points to lead the Raiders which had 12 different players score.

Nancy Osborne (North Canton/GlenOak), an all-tournament team selection, set a new career-high with 17 points, Katie Reed (Alliance/Marlington) chipped in with 10 and Sarah Grippi set a new career-high as she led the team with 14 rebounds.

Stephanie Pahren had 11 points and five rebounds to lead Hanover.

Mount Union would open the game with a three-pointer from Osborne, but Hanover would go on a 9-0 run and a Jesse Davidson jumper with 16:41 left in the first half gave the Panthers a 12-4 lead.

The Raiders would rally and tie the game on three occasions leading up to the 40-40 tie going into the half.

The Panthers would open the second half going on 11-4 run take their biggest lead of the half, 51-44 with 17:57 left.

With Hanover up 62-55, the Raiders would rally with a 10-1 run finished with a Cassi Bowen layup to take the lead for good 65-63 with 6:58 to play.

Mount Union (4-0) travels to Bethany (W.Va) when they play Bethany at 6 pm on Tuesday, November 26th.

2013 Mount Union M-Club All-Tournament Team

Annie Bova, Mount Union                  
Nancy Osborne, Mount Union   

Alicia Hopkins, Hanover 
Jesse Davidson, Hanover      
Jordan Holmes, Denison       
Heather Davis, Waynesburg         

MVP: Annie Bova, Mount Union

 

Newspaper Box Score

HANOVER vs Mount Union
11/23/13 5:10 PM at MAAC
At MAAC
MOUNT UNION 87, HANOVER 75
HANOVER (1-3)
Stephanie Pahren 5-7 1-1 11; Alicia Hopkins 3-14 3-5 10; Elyse Weddle 3-7
3-3 9; Kelsey Block 3-8 2-2 9; Jesse Davidson 4-10 0-0 8; Caitlin Bischoff
3-6 0-2 7; Shauna Watson 3-11 1-2 7; Ashley Malloy 3-6 0-5 7; Megan Caudill
2-6 1-2 5; Jade Tubb 1-2 0-0 2; Carly Bentz 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 30-78 11-22
75.
MOUNT UNION (4-0)
Annie Bova 9-17 1-2 21; Nancy Osborne 6-9 2-2 17; Katie Reed 2-6 4-4 10; Aly
Daniel 3-5 1-2 7; Sarah Grippi 3-5 1-2 7; Olivia Holt 1-3 4-4 6; Abby
Wemhoff 2-3 1-2 5; Cassi Bowen 2-7 1-2 5; Chandler Moore 1-7 2-2 4; Colleen
Kennehan 1-1 0-0 3; Bridget Lyons 1-2 0-0 2; Robyn Brown 0-3 0-0 0. Totals
31-68 17-22 87.
HANOVER.......................   40   35  -   75
Mount Union...................   40   47  -   87
3-point goals--HANOVER 4-18 (Caitlin Bischoff 1-3; Alicia Hopkins 1-4;
Ashley Malloy 1-4; Kelsey Block 1-3; Megan Caudill 0-1; Jade Tubb 0-1; Carly
Bentz 0-1; Jesse Davidson 0-1), Mount Union 8-26 (Nancy Osborne 3-6; Katie
Reed 2-4; Annie Bova 2-7; Colleen Kennehan 1-1; Abby Wemhoff 0-1; Cassi
Bowen 0-2; Chandler Moore 0-3; Robyn Brown 0-1; Olivia Holt 0-1). Fouled
out--HANOVER-Elyse Weddle, Mount Union-None. Rebounds--HANOVER 43 (Caitlin
Bischoff 9), Mount Union 50 (Sarah Grippi 14). Assists--HANOVER 14 (Alicia
Hopkins 6), Mount Union 17 (Nancy Osborne 6). Total fouls--HANOVER 21, Mount
Union 19. Technical fouls--HANOVER-None, Mount Union-None. A-125
M-Club Shootout Championship