Women's Basketball Defeats Bethany Monday in Bethany (W.Va)

Aly Daniel
Aly Daniel

BETHANY, W.Va – The Mount Union women's basketball team defeated Bethany (W.Va.) College 74-62 on Monday night in a non-conference matchup at Hummel Fieldhouse.

Junior Aly Daniel (Williard/Williard) would score 15 of her career-high 18 points in the first half and sophomore Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) would chip in with 15 points to lead the Purple Raiders.

Sami Schott had 18 points, 10 rebounds and Taylor Verrico would record 16 points to lead the Bision (1-2). 

Mount Union would open the game with a three-pointer from Nancy Osborne (North Canton/GlenOak), as the Raiders and the Bison would exchange buckets throughout the first half. The Raiders would go on a 7-0 run with 12:51 left in the first half to make the score 21-12.

Mount Union would take that nine point lead, 40-31, going into the half.

The Raiders would open the second half just like they started the first with a three-ball though this time from Bova. The Bison would keep close with the Raiders going on a 13-7 run with 12:50 remaining and only trailing 50-44.

Bethany would get within five, 56-51, with 8:03 left in the second but the Raiders would outscore the Bision 18-11 the rest of the way and take the 74-62 victory.

Mount Union (5-0) travels to University Heights when they open Ohio Athletic Conference play against John Carroll at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, December 4th.

Newspaper Box Score
Mount Union vs Bethany
12/02/13 6:00 p.m. at Bethany, W. Va. - Hummel Field House
At Bethany, W. Va. - Hummel Field House
MOUNT UNION 74, BETHANY 62
MOUNT UNION (5-0)
Aly Daniel 7-12 4-5 18; Annie Bova 5-11 3-3 15; Chandler Moore 2-4 2-2 8;
Nancy Osborne 3-6 1-2 8; Cassi Bowen 4-10 0-0 8; Olivia Holt 3-7 0-0 7;
Sarah Grippi 2-3 1-2 5; Abby Wemhoff 1-3 0-0 2; Amanda Turner 0-3 1-2 1;
Bridget Lyons 0-2 1-2 1; Katie Reed 0-4 1-2 1; Robyn Brown 0-5 0-0 0;
Colleen Kennehan 0-3 0-1 0. Totals 27-73 14-21 74.
BETHANY (1-2)
Sami Schott 7-13 2-5 18; Taylor Verrico 4-12 7-8 16; Gabrielle Naples 4-9
5-6 13; Mikyla Tipton 3-4 0-0 6; Lauren Simpson 2-4 0-0 4; Shelva Burns 1-1
1-3 3; Skylar Williams 1-4 0-0 2; R.E.L. Neal 0-2 0-1 0; Alexis Naples 0-1
0-0 0. Totals 22-50 15-23 62.
Mount Union...................   40   34  -   74
Bethany.......................   31   31  -   62
3-point goals--Mount Union 6-22 (Annie Bova 2-5; Chandler Moore 2-2; Nancy
Osborne 1-3; Olivia Holt 1-2; Amanda Turner 0-2; Katie Reed 0-3; Robyn Brown
0-2; Colleen Kennehan 0-1; Abby Wemhoff 0-1; Cassi Bowen 0-1), Bethany 3-14
(Sami Schott 2-3; Taylor Verrico 1-3; Mikyla Tipton 0-1; Lauren Simpson 0-2;
Skylar Williams 0-3; R.E.L. Neal 0-2). Fouled out--Mount Union-None,
Bethany-None. Rebounds--Mount Union 43 (Chandler Moore 7; Aly Daniel 7),
Bethany 42 (Sami Schott 10). Assists--Mount Union 20 (Chandler Moore 4),
Bethany 14 (Skylar Williams 6). Total fouls--Mount Union 21, Bethany 21.
Technical fouls--Mount Union-None, Bethany-None. A-107