Women's Basketball Falls to Heidelberg Saturday Afternoon

Annie Bova (JT Higgins)
Annie Bova (JT Higgins)

ALLIANCE, Ohio – The Mount Union women's basketball fell to Heidelberg 73-66 in an Ohio Athletic Conference matchup Saturday at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex in Alliance, Ohio.

Sophomore Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) had a team-high 18 points, while sophomore Sarah Grippi (Venetia, Pa./Peters Township) lead the Purple Raiders with nine boards.

With the loss, Mount Union drops to 5-2 overall and 0-2 in the conference.

Senior Kathleen Phillps had a game-high 25 points, and had eight rebounds leading the way for the Berg (6-1, 1-1 OAC).

The lead changed hands four times and tied three times in the first half before Mount Union would go on a 14-3 run taking their largest lead of 11 points at the 9:46 mark, 25-14.

Heidelberg rallied to outscore Mount Union, 24-6, the rest of the half to take a 38-31 lead into halftime.

The Raiders would pull within two of the Berg at the 16:20 mark of the second half, 43-41, but Mount Union would then go seven minutes with just one field goal as Heidelberg went on 13-4 run that would take the lead back out 58-45.

Mount Union would only get as close as six points the rest of the way.

Mount Union travels to Westerville, Ohio to take on Otterbein in an OAC game at the Rike Center, at 3 pm on Saturday, December 14th.

Newspaper Box Score
Heidelberg vs Mount Union
12/7/13 3:00 PM at MAAC
At MAAC
HEIDELBERG 73, MOUNT UNION 66
HEIDELBERG (6-1, 1-1 OAC)
Kathleen Phillips 9-13 4-6 25; Carli Patrick 5-10 7-9 17; Allie Hawkins 3-8
4-6 13; Paige Ricketts 1-1 3-7 5; Molly Schriber 2-5 0-2 5; Jackie Abrecht
1-2 0-0 3; Kyra Dorney 0-1 2-2 2; Nicole Payne 1-3 0-0 2; Erin Pacholski 0-1
1-2 1; Taylor Brown 0-0 0-0 0; Gina Miccinilli 0-0 0-0 0; Megan Miller 0-4
0-0 0; A.J. Stuck 0-0 0-0 0; Erin Sims 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 22-50 21-34 73.
MOUNT UNION (5-2, 0-2 OAC)
Annie Bova 5-13 4-5 18; Robyn Brown 3-9 1-3 8; Nancy Osborne 2-7 2-2 7;
Sarah Grippi 2-6 2-2 7; Aly Daniel 3-7 0-0 6; Katie Reed 2-7 0-0 6; Bridget
Lyons 2-2 1-2 5; Amanda Turner 1-3 0-0 3; Colleen Kennehan 1-4 1-3 3; Olivia
Holt 1-2 1-2 3; Cassi Bowen 0-3 0-0 0; Chandler Moore 0-3 0-0 0. Totals
22-66 12-19 66.
Heidelberg....................   38   35  -   73
Mount Union...................   31   35  -   66
3-point goals--Heidelberg 8-14 (Allie Hawkins 3-5; Kathleen Phillips 3-4;
Jackie Abrecht 1-2; Molly Schriber 1-1; Erin Pacholski 0-1; Megan Miller
0-1), Mount Union 10-37 (Annie Bova 4-11; Katie Reed 2-6; Sarah Grippi 1-1;
Amanda Turner 1-2; Robyn Brown 1-6; Nancy Osborne 1-3; Cassi Bowen 0-2;
Chandler Moore 0-3; Colleen Kennehan 0-3). Fouled out--Heidelberg-None,
Mount Union-None. Rebounds--Heidelberg 40 (Kathleen Phillips 8; Molly
Schriber 8), Mount Union 42 (Sarah Grippi 9). Assists--Heidelberg 10
(Kathleen Phillips 3), Mount Union 18 (Sarah Grippi 3; Colleen Kennehan 3).
Total fouls--Heidelberg 18, Mount Union 23. Technical
fouls--Heidelberg-None, Mount Union-None.