Women's Basketball: Bova's Career-High Lifts Raiders Over Muskingum

Sophomore Annie Bova sets a new career-high with 29 points
Sophomore Annie Bova sets a new career-high with 29 points

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Sophomore Annie Bova (Parma Heights/ Beaumont) scored a career-high 29 points, as the Mount Union women's basketball team went on to defeat Muskingum 83-61 in an Ohio Athletic Conference game Wednesday night.

Sophomore Sarah Grippi (Venetia, Pa./Peters Township) chipped in with 14 points to lead the Purple Raiders (9-7, 3-6 OAC)

Tori Jarrett had 16 points and six rebounds as teammate Gabbi Davis had 13 points to lead the Fighting Muskies (4-11, 2-7 OAC)

Bova scored Mount Union's first seven points as they jumped out to a 7-2 lead. The Muskies would battle to within a point, 14-13 with 13:24 remaining in the first half.

The Raiders would answer with a 12-0 run to make the score 26-13 with 11:11 in the half. Mount Union went into the half with a 47-31 advantage.

Muskingum opened the second half cutting the Raiders lead to eight points with 12:22 remaining, 55-47. The Raiders went on a 12-0 surge, as Bova scored 10 of the 12 points, to go up 67-47 with 10:28 to go.

Mount Union then cruised to the 22-point victory, 83-61.

Mount Union opens the second half of conference play on the road, traveling to Heidelberg on Saturday January 24 at 3 PM at the Seiberling Gymnasium.

 

Newspaper Box Score
Muskingum vs Mount Union
1/22/14 7:30 pm at MAAC
At MAAC
MOUNT UNION 83, MUSKINGUM 61
MUSKINGUM (4-11, 2-7 OAC)
Tori Jarrett 4-15 7-11 16; Gabbi Davis 5-9 0-2 13; Taylor Maurer 3-4 2-2 10;
Alexys Settles 2-4 3-4 7; Taya Croom 0-3 5-6 5; Jasmine Goings 2-7 0-0 4;
Meghan Billick 2-7 0-2 4; Mallory Taylor 0-1 2-2 2; Anna Voris 0-2 0-0 0;
Leigha Moran 0-0 0-0 0; Jessica Grubb 0-0 0-0 0; Angela Darnley 0-3 0-0 0.
Totals 18-55 19-29 61.
MOUNT UNION (9-7, 3-6 OAC)
Annie Bova 12-19 1-2 29; Sarah Grippi 4-5 6-7 14; Chandler Moore 3-5 2-2 9;
Olivia Holt 3-5 0-2 8; Abby Wemhoff 3-6 0-2 6; Katie Reed 1-2 2-2 5; Bridget
Lyons 2-4 0-0 4; Colleen Kennehan 1-4 1-4 4; Emma Horning 0-2 2-2 2; Megan
Saunders 0-0 2-2 2; Haley Roddy 0-0 0-0 0; Robyn Brown 0-2 0-0 0; Amanda
Turner 0-0 0-0 0; Alexis Parsons 0-3 0-0 0; Nancy Osborne 0-1 0-0 0; Cassi
Bowen 0-0 0-0 0; Haley Hassinger 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-58 16-25 83.
Muskingum.....................   31   30  -   61
Mount Union...................   47   36  -   83
3-point goals--Muskingum 6-19 (Gabbi Davis 3-4; Taylor Maurer 2-3; Tori
Jarrett 1-10; Anna Voris 0-1; Taya Croom 0-1), Mount Union 9-23 (Annie Bova
4-10; Olivia Holt 2-3; Colleen Kennehan 1-2; Katie Reed 1-2; Chandler Moore
1-2; Robyn Brown 0-1; Alexis Parsons 0-1; Nancy Osborne 0-1; Emma Horning
0-1). Fouled out--Muskingum-None, Mount Union-None. Rebounds--Muskingum 44
(Tori Jarrett 6), Mount Union 34 (Abby Wemhoff 5). Assists--Muskingum 10
(Angela Darnley 3), Mount Union 17 (Olivia Holt 4; Sarah Grippi 4). Total
fouls--Muskingum 21, Mount Union 20. Technical fouls--Muskingum-None, Mount
Union-None. A-209