Women's Basketball: Mount Union Defeats Kalamazoo in Season Opener

Women's Basketball: Mount Union Defeats Kalamazoo in Season Opener

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Mount Union's women's basketball team defeats Kalamazoo (Mich.) 76-49 in their season opener Sunday.

The Purple Raiders (1-0) were led by Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) with 21 points and five rebounds. Katie Reed (Alliance/Marlington) was the next highest scorer with nine and also had seven rebounds and three assists.

The Hornets (1-1) were led by Claire Slaughter and Kelsey Adamski with 11 points each.

Mount Union went on a 10-0 run early in the first quarter with Bella Pecchia (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) making the first jump shot at the 9:46 mark. 

The Raiders maintained its lead over the Hornets in the first half as they entered the lockeroom up 40-23. Rachel Tinkey (Canfield/Canfield) led the team in the first half with eight points while Jaime Sanborn (Twinsburg/Twinsburg) was right behind her with six.

Mount Union kept the lead the rest of the game winning 76-49 with Bova having eight and seven points in the third and fourth quarter.  There were no lead changes and no ties in the entire game while the Raiders led by 10 or more points with 27 points being their biggest lead in the fourth quarter.

Mount Union hosts the M Club Classic Tournament on November 20 and 21 with their first game on Friday at 7 pm against Elmira (N.Y.)


Mount Union vs Kalamazoo College
11/15/15 2:00 pm at Anderson Athletic Center, Kalamazoo, MI
At Anderson Athletic Center, Kalamazoo, MI
MOUNT UNION 76, KALAMAZOO COLLEGE 49
MOUNT UNION (1-0)
Annie Bova 8-13 2-2 21; Katie Reed 3-8 2-4 9; Rachel Tinkey 3-7 0-0 8; Jaime
Sanborn 4-7 0-0 8; Erin White 3-3 0-0 6; Sarah Grippi 2-4 0-0 4; Renee
DeFord 1-1 2-2 4; Kelsey Scott 2-4 0-0 4; Bella Pecchia 2-6 0-0 4; Haley
Roddy 1-1 0-0 3; Abby Wemhoff 1-7 0-0 2; Casey Morrissette 1-3 0-0 2; Cassi
Bowen 0-2 1-2 1; Cassie Hennessy 0-1 0-0 0; Abbey Bartoszewicz 0-0 0-0 0;
Colleen Kennehan 0-1 0-0 0; Kelsey Cobb 0-0 0-0 0; Anna Alkire 0-2 0-0 0;
Shayna Panchik 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-70 7-10 76.
KALAMAZOO COLLEGE (1-1)
Kelsey Adamski 5-9 1-2 11; Claire Slaughter 5-13 1-2 11; Danielle Simon 2-7
3-8 7; Amanda Moss 2-5 1-2 5; Mackenzie Norman 2-4 0-0 5; Grace Smith 2-6
0-0 4; Emily Kozal 1-6 2-6 4; Eliza McCall 1-3 0-0 2; Kyra Walenga 0-1 0-0
0; Alayna Tomlinson 0-0 0-0 0; Victoria Beehler 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 20-55 8-20
49.
Mount Union...................   19   21   11   25  -   76
Kalamazoo College.............    9   14   12   14  -   49
3-point goals--Mount Union 7-28 (Annie Bova 3-7; Rachel Tinkey 2-5; Haley
Roddy 1-1; Katie Reed 1-4; Kelsey Scott 0-2; Abby Wemhoff 0-3; Casey
Morrissette 0-1; Cassi Bowen 0-1; Cassie Hennessy 0-1; Anna Alkire 0-2;
Colleen Kennehan 0-1), Kalamazoo College 1-9 (Mackenzie Norman 1-3; Claire
Slaughter 0-1; Amanda Moss 0-2; Emily Kozal 0-2; Kelsey Adamski 0-1). Fouled
out--Mount Union-None, Kalamazoo College-None. Rebounds--Mount Union 47
(Katie Reed 7), Kalamazoo College 29 (Danielle Simon 5). Assists--Mount
Union 22 (Abby Wemhoff 3; Katie Reed 3), Kalamazoo College 9 (Kelsey Adamski
4). Total fouls--Mount Union 19, Kalamazoo College 11. Technical
fouls--Mount Union-None, Kalamazoo College-None. A-133