Women's Basketball Holds Off Heidelberg Monday

Women's Basketball Holds Off Heidelberg Monday

TIFFIN, Ohio – Mount Union's women's basketball team defeated Heidelberg, 64-62 in an Ohio Athletic Conference matchup Monday night in Tiffin.

The Purple Raiders (10-9, 4-8 OAC) had three players in double-figures with sophomore Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) leading the team with 16 points, as junior Chandler Moore (Girard, Pa./Girard) and sophomore Sarah Grippi (Venetia, Pa./Peters Township) had 13 and 14 points respectively.

Heidelberg (10-9, 3-9 OAC) was led by Kathleen Phillips who had a game-high 24 points and Carli Patrick with 16 rebounds.

In the game's opening 13 minutes, each team led twice and the Berg held a 21-20 edge before going on a 16-6 run to take an 11-point lead, 37-26 with 27 seconds left in the half.

Robyn Brown (Woodland Hills, Ca./Chaminade College Prep) hit a three-pointer with six seconds left in the period that closed the deficit to 37-29 at the break.

The teams traded baskets the first five minutes of the second half and Heidelberg held a 48-40 lead with 14:49 to play.

The Raiders then scored 10-straight points as part of a 19-4 run to retake the lead 59-52 with five minutes remaining as they held off the Berg the rest of the way for the win.

The Raiders play four of their final six regular season games at home and two of those games are at the MAAC this week -- Wednesday at 7:30 pm against Baldwin Wallace and Saturday at 3 pm against Otterbein. 

Newspaper Box Score
Mount Union vs Heidelberg
02/03/14 7:00 p.m. at Seiberling Gymnasium; Tiffin, Ohio
At Seiberling Gymnasium; Tiffin, Ohio
MOUNT UNION 64, HEIDELBERG 62
MOUNT UNION (10-9, 4-8 OAC)
Annie Bova 6-11 2-2 16; Sarah Grippi 7-11 0-1 14; Chandler Moore 4-7 3-4 13;
Robyn Brown 3-3 0-0 9; Bridget Lyons 2-3 0-0 4; Olivia Holt 1-2 1-4 4; Aly
Daniel 1-1 0-0 2; Emma Horning 0-0 1-2 1; Alexis Parsons 0-3 1-2 1; Haley
Hassinger 0-0 0-1 0; Katie Reed 0-0 0-0 0; Colleen Kennehan 0-3 0-0 0;
Amanda Turner 0-6 0-2 0; Cassi Bowen 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-50 8-18 64.
HEIDELBERG (10-9, 3-9 OAC)
Kathleen Phillips 9-21 3-3 24; Paige Ricketts 2-4 3-6 7; Carli Patrick 1-4
5-6 7; Megan Miller 2-5 2-2 7; Molly Schriber 2-6 2-2 6; Shelby Dearth 1-3
2-2 4; Kyra Dorney 1-2 2-2 4; Jackie Abrecht 1-8 0-0 3; Nicole Payne 0-0 0-0
0; Allie Hawkins 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 19-55 19-23 62.
Mount Union...................   29   35  -   64
Heidelberg....................   37   25  -   62
3-point goals--Mount Union 8-19 (Robyn Brown 3-3; Annie Bova 2-6; Chandler
Moore 2-4; Olivia Holt 1-2; Alexis Parsons 0-1; Colleen Kennehan 0-1; Amanda
Turner 0-2), Heidelberg 5-19 (Kathleen Phillips 3-5; Megan Miller 1-3;
Jackie Abrecht 1-7; Shelby Dearth 0-2; Allie Hawkins 0-1; Paige Ricketts
0-1). Fouled out--Mount Union-None, Heidelberg-Molly Schriber.
Rebounds--Mount Union 28 (Annie Bova 6), Heidelberg 39 (Carli Patrick 16).
Assists--Mount Union 15 (Colleen Kennehan 5), Heidelberg 14 (Paige Ricketts
5). Total fouls--Mount Union 22, Heidelberg 23. Technical fouls--Mount
Union-Colleen Kennehan, Heidelberg-Molly Schriber. A-319
Rescheduled from Jan, 25, 2014