Women's Basketball: Raiders Advance to Second Round with Victory Over Muskingum

Women's Basketball: Raiders Advance to Second Round with Victory Over Muskingum

ALLIANCE, Ohio – No. 6 seed Mount Union advanced to the second round of the Ohio Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Tournament as they defeated No. 7 seed  Muskingum, 83-71 Monday night at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.

The Purple Raiders (14-12) had four players in double-figures with Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) leading with a game-high 21 points and Chandler Moore (Girard, Pa./Girard) had 14 points.

Bridget Lyons (Avon Lake/Avon Lake) and Robyn Brown (Woodland Hills, Calif./Chaminade College Prep) came off the bench and chipped in with 10 and 11 points as the other double digit scorers for the Raiders.

Muskingum (7-18) was led by Tori Jarrett who had a team-high 14 points, while Mallory Taylor, Angela Darnley, and Gabbi Davis all had 12 points.

Muskingum opened the game going on 7-4 run before Mount Union tied the game at 7, at the 16:06 mark. The Raiders went on their own 7-3 run to take a 14-9 lead with 13:27 remaining in the first half. The Muskies took their last lead of the half going up 17-16 with 9:25 left in the period.

Over the next two minutes Brown would have eight of the Raiders nine points to make the score 27-22 with 6:30 remaining. Mount Union extended the lead to 10 – 43-33 at the half.

The Raiders opened the second half going on a 12-4 run, to lead  55-37 and put the game away with the 12 point victory – 83-71.

Mount Union travels to nationally ranked No. 24 Ohio Northern tomorrow for the second round of games, tip-off is set for 6:00 pm in Ada.

Newspaper Box Score
Muskingum vs Mount Union
2/24/14 7:30 PM at Alliance, Ohio - MAAC
At Alliance, Ohio - MAAC
MOUNT UNION 83, MUSKINGUM 71
MUSKINGUM (7-18)
Tori Jarrett 5-16 3-4 14; Mallory Taylor 5-7 1-2 12; Gabbi Davis 3-7 4-4 12;
Angela Darnley 2-6 7-8 12; Jasmine Goings 3-7 1-6 7; Meghan Billick 2-2 2-2
6; Taylor Maurer 2-7 0-0 5; Alexys Settles 0-1 3-4 3; Anna Voris 0-2 0-0 0;
Taya Croom 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-55 21-30 71.
MOUNT UNION (14-12)
Annie Bova 6-7 7-8 21; Chandler Moore 4-9 4-4 14; Robyn Brown 3-5 2-2 11;
Bridget Lyons 4-6 2-4 10; Amanda Turner 3-5 0-0 7; Sarah Grippi 2-3 1-2 5;
Nancy Osborne 1-3 2-2 5; Olivia Holt 1-2 0-0 3; Katie Reed 1-2 1-2 3;
Colleen Kennehan 0-2 2-2 2; Aly Daniel 1-2 0-0 2; Alexis Parsons 0-1 0-0 0.
Totals 26-47 21-26 83.
Muskingum.....................   33   38  -   71
Mount Union...................   43   40  -   83
3-point goals--Muskingum 6-21 (Gabbi Davis 2-3; Mallory Taylor 1-1; Angela
Darnley 1-2; Tori Jarrett 1-7; Taylor Maurer 1-6; Anna Voris 0-2), Mount
Union 10-21 (Robyn Brown 3-4; Annie Bova 2-2; Chandler Moore 2-6; Olivia
Holt 1-1; Amanda Turner 1-3; Nancy Osborne 1-3; Colleen Kennehan 0-1; Katie
Reed 0-1). Fouled out--Muskingum-Mallory Taylor, Mount Union-None.
Rebounds--Muskingum 30 (Jasmine Goings 6), Mount Union 30 (Bridget Lyons 5;
Annie Bova 5). Assists--Muskingum 8 (Meghan Billick 3; Angela Darnley 3),
Mount Union 18 (Chandler Moore 5). Total fouls--Muskingum 18, Mount Union
23. Technical fouls--Muskingum-None, Mount Union-None. A-187
OAC Tournament