Women's Basketball Falls to Fighting Muskies Wednesday Night

Women's Basketball Falls to Fighting Muskies Wednesday Night

NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Mount Union's women's basketball team lost 62-55 Wednesday night to Muskingum in Ohio Athletic Conference action.

The Purple Raiders (11-11, 5-10 OAC) were led by junior Chandler Moore (Girard, Pa / Girard) with 16 points, while freshman Robyn Brown (Woodland Hills, Ca / Chaminade College Prep.) chipped in with 12 points.                               

Muskingum (6-15, 4-11 OAC) was paced by seniors Tori Jarrett who scored a game-high 19 points and Meghan Billick had 11 points.

Muskingum jumped out to a six point lead by scoring eight of the game's first 10 points. Mount Union then scored eight of the next 10 points to tie the game 10-10 with 12:20 remaining in the first half.

Muskingum went on a 12-6 run to regain its six point advantage, 22-16, with just under six minutes in the half. The Raiders came back with a 12-5 run to take their first lead of the game at 28-27 with 1:48 before halftime. Mount Union would take a 32-30 lead into the break.

The Muskies came out of the locker room and went on an 11-2 run to take their biggest lead of the game, 41-34, with 15:00 left in the game.

After a 7-0 Mount Union run the game was tied, 41-41, and would later be tied 51-51 before Muskingum went on an 11-4 to end the game.  

Mount Union will next be in OAC action Saturday February 15 in Ada, Ohio against Ohio Northern at 3:00 pm.

Newspaper Box Score
Mount Union vs Muskingum
2/12/14 7:30 PM at Muskingum Recreation Center
At Muskingum Recreation Center
MUSKINGUM 62, MOUNT UNION 55
MOUNT UNION (11-11, 5-10)
Chandler Moore 5-13 4-4 16; Robyn Brown 4-8 1-2 12; Sarah Grippi 2-8 4-5 8;
Colleen Kennehan 2-4 2-2 7; Annie Bova 2-14 0-0 5; Emma Horning 1-1 0-0 3;
Bridget Lyons 0-0 2-4 2; Olivia Holt 0-1 2-2 2; Haley Hassinger 0-0 0-0 0;
Amanda Turner 0-4 0-0 0; Nancy Osborne 0-2 0-0 0; Alexis Parsons 0-2 0-0 0.
Totals 16-57 15-19 55.
MUSKINGUM (6-15, 4-11)
Tori Jarrett 7-14 0-0 19; Meghan Billick 3-6 5-8 11; Jasmine Goings 2-4 5-5
9; Angela Darnley 1-3 6-6 8; Mallory Taylor 3-5 2-2 8; Taylor Maurer 1-3 0-0
3; Gabbi Davis 0-3 2-2 2; Alexys Settles 1-1 0-0 2; Anna Voris 0-0 0-0 0;
Taya Croom 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-39 20-23 62.
Mount Union...................   32   23  -   55
Muskingum.....................   30   32  -   62
3-point goals--Mount Union 8-31 (Robyn Brown 3-7; Chandler Moore 2-5;
Colleen Kennehan 1-1; Emma Horning 1-1; Annie Bova 1-10; Amanda Turner 0-4;
Alexis Parsons 0-2; Sarah Grippi 0-1), Muskingum 6-12 (Tori Jarrett 5-7;
Taylor Maurer 1-3; Gabbi Davis 0-2). Fouled out--Mount Union-None,
Muskingum-None. Rebounds--Mount Union 23 (Annie Bova 6), Muskingum 38
(Jasmine Goings 9). Assists--Mount Union 9 (Olivia Holt 2), Muskingum 10
(Angela Darnley 3). Total fouls--Mount Union 19, Muskingum 18. Technical
fouls--Mount Union-None, Muskingum-None. A-278