Women's Basketball: Mount Union Travels to La Roche Tuesday

Colleen Kennehan
Colleen Kennehan

ALLIANCE, Ohio- Mount Union's women's basketball team travels to Pittsburgh, Pa. to take on La Roche College Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 7pm.

Scouting Mount Union:

Mount Union (3-0) is coming off a 2-0 weekend at the M Club Classic. The Purple Raiders defeated Elmira (N.Y.) and Waynesburg to win the M Club Classic.

Against Waynesburg, Katie Reed (Alliance/Marlington) led the Purple Raiders (3-0) as she tied her career high with 22 points to go along with four rebounds and two assists. Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) scored 14 points with three rebounds and four assists while Bella Pecchia (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) had 13 points and four rebounds.

Bova was named MVP of the M Club Classic while Reed and Pecchia were both named to the all-tournament team.

Scouting La Roche (Pa.):

La Roche (1-0) started the season with an 82-42 win over Frostburg State (Md.). TiChina Mitchell led the Redhawks with 21 points and 11 rebounds and teammate Sabrina McLin added 20 points and four rebounds.

Up Next:

Mount Union opens OAC play next Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Baldwin Wallace in Berea.

Annie Bova, Sr., G, Parma Heights/Beaumont

  • Started every game so far this season
  • Played in 79 career games with 57 starts 
  • Career-high 31 points vs Elmira (N.Y.) (11/20/15)
  • Career-high 8 rebounds vs. Capital (12/6/14)
  • Career-high 2 blocks (4 times) last vs. Ohio Northern (1/8/15)
  • Career-high 4 steals (2 times) last vs. Heidelberg (12/7/13)
  • Career-high 4 assists at Otterbein (02/02/13)
  • 2014 Greg Richards Memorial All-Tournament Team (9/16/14)
  • Tied for school record in three-pointers made in game (8) vs. Muskingum (02/06/13)

Sarah Grippi, Sr., C, Venetia, Pa./Peters Township

  • Played in 3 game this season.
  • Career-high 20 points vs. Adrian (12/29/13)
  • Career-high 14 rebounds vs. Hanover (11/23/13)
  • Career-high 6 assists vs. John Carroll (1/29/14)
  • Career-high 6 steals at Muskingum (2/12/14)

Colleen Kennehan, Sr., G, Berlin Center/Western Reserve

  • Played in 3 game this season.
  • Career-high 8 points vs. John Carroll (1/17/15)
  • Career-high 4 rebounds vs. Ohio Northern (1/7/15)
  • Career-high 5 assists at Heidelberg (2/3/14), Marietta (2/19/14)
  • Career-high 3 steals (3 times) last at Ohio Northern (2/15/14)

Katie Reed, Sr., G, Alliance/Marlington

  • Played in31 game this season making 3 start
  • Career-high 22 points (2 times) last vs. Waynesburg (11/21/15)
  • Career-high 6 rebounds (twice) last vs. Bethany (12/30/13)
  • Career-high 5 assists vs. Muskingum (1/14/15)
  • Career-high 3 steals (twice) vs. Earlham (11/17/13), Marietta (2/19/14)

Shayna Panchik, Sr., G, Natrona Heights, Pa./St. Joseph

  • Played in 3 game this season making 3 starts
  • Season/Career-high 3 rebounds vs. John Carroll (2/18/15)
  • Season/Career-high 7 points vs. Otterbein (1/24/15)
  • Season/Career-high 3 assists vs. Penn State-Altoona (11/16/14)

Isabella Pecchia, So., C,North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville

  • Played in 3 game this season making 3 starts
  • Season/Career-high 9 rebounds vs. Marietta (1/21/15)
  • Season/Career-high 23 points vs. Heidelberg (2/23/15)
  • Season/Career-high 2 assists (4 times) last vs. Wilmington (2/21/15)
  • Season/Career-high 2 steals (twice) last vs. Heidelberg (2/23/15)

Kelsey Scott, Jr., F, New Castle, Pa./New Castle

  • Played in 3 game this season.
  • Season/Career-high 3 rebounds vs. Baldwin Wallace (12/3/14) and Capital (12/6/14)
  • Season/Career-high 7 points vs. Baldwin Wallace (12/3/14)

Abby Wemhoff, Sr., F, Kent/Kent Roosevelt

  • Played in 3 game this season making 3 starts
  • Season/Career-high 8 rebounds (twice) vs. Muskingum (2/4/15)
  • Season/Career-high 7 points vs. Heidelberg (2/14/15)
  • Season/Career-high 3 assists vs. Muskingum (2/4/15)

Casey Morrissette, Fr., G, Wakeman/Firelands

  • Played in 3 game this season
  • Season/Career-high 2 rebounds vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)
  • Season/Career-high 2 points vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)
  • Season/Career-high 2 assists vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)

Rachel Tinkey, Fr., G, Canfield/Canfield

  • Played in 3 game this season making 1 start
  • Season/Career-high 3 rebounds vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)
  • Season/Career-high 8 points vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)
  • Season/Career-high 1 assist vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)
  • Season/Career-high 1 steal vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)

Jaime Sanborn, Fr., F, Twinsburg/Twinsburg

  • Played in 3 game this season making 1 start
  • Season/Career-high 5 rebounds vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)
  • Season/Career-high 8 points vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)
  • Season/Career-high 2 assist vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)