Women's Basketball: Mount Union Travels to Nashville, Tenn. for Trevecca Nazarene Tournament

Colleen Kennehan
Colleen Kennehan

ALLIANCE, Ohio- Mount Union's women's basketball team travels to Nashville, Tennessee for the Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.) Tournament December 29-30.

The Purple Raiders will compete against Meredith College (N.C.) on Tuesday, Dec. 29 and Babson College (Mass.) on Wednesday, Dec. 30.

Live Coverage: 

http://portal.stretchinternet.com/trevecca/

Scouting Mount Union:

The Raiders (7-2, 3-1 OAC) defeated the Yellow Jackets, 73-54, in a non-conference match up Friday. Leading Mount Union in points was Katie Reed (Alliance/Marlington) with 19 while Sarah Grippi (Venetia, Pa./Vincentian Academy) led in rebounds with nine.

Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) leads the Ohio Athletic Conference in points per game with 19.8.

Scouting Meredith (N.C.):

The Angels (2-5, 0-2 USA South) are coming of 67-51 loss against Greensboro (N.C.) Sunday, Dec. 13.  

Chandler Hines and Jessi Hayes led the Angels with 13 points apiece, but it would not be enough as the Pride forced 29 Meredith turnovers during 40 minutes of play.

Scouting Babson (Mass.)

The Beavers are coming off a 56-50 win against Brandeis (Mass.) Wednesday, Dec. 9.

Junior Taylor Russell (Braintree, Mass.) scored 12 points and pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds.

Senior Kristen Ferola (Amherst, Mass.) scored nine points, while junior Giovanna Pickering (Hull, Mass.) added eight points, nine rebounds, four assists and four steals for the Beavers. Seniors Megan Otto (Scituate, Mass.) and Marissa Cicchetti (Mansfield, Mass.) each chipped in with eight points and four boards on the night.

Up Next:

Mount Union hosts OAC opponent Ohio Northern January 6th at 7:30 pm.

Player Notes: 

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

  • Started every game so far this season
  • Played in 85 career games with 63 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 5 steals vs. Capital (12/5/15)  
  • 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 9 games 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 9 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 in 9 game this season making 9 starts
  • 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 9 game this season making 9 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 9 game this season making 9 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 9 game this season.
  • Season/Career-high 3 rebounds (3 times) last vs. La Roche (Pa.) (11/24/15)
  • Season/Career-high 7 points vs. Baldwin Wallace (12/3/14)

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

  • Played in 9 game this season making 9 starts
  • Season/Career-high 14 rebounds vs. La Roche (Pa.) (11/24/15)
  • Season/Career-high 7 points (twice) last vs. La Roche (11/24/15)
  • Season/Career-high 3 assists (twice) last vs. La Roche (Pa.) 11/24/15)

Abbey Bartoszewicz

  • Played in 9 games this season
  • Season/Career-high 6 points twice, last vs. Waynesburg (Pa.) (11/21/15)
  • Season/Career-high 2 steals vs. Waynesburg (Pa.) (11/21/15)
  • Season/Career-high 1 rebound twice, last vs. Baldwin Wallace (12/2/15)

Casey Morrissette, Fr., G, Wakeman/Firelands

  • Played in 9 game this season
  • Season/Career-high 3 rebounds vs. La Roche (11/24/15)
  • 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 9 games this season
  • Season/Career-high 3 rebounds vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)
  • Season/Career-high 16 points vs. Heidelberg (12/9/15)
  • 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 9 game this season
  • Season/Career-high 5 rebounds vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)
  • Season/Career-high 8 points vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)
  • Season/Career-high 4 steals vs. Capital (12/5/15)
  • Season/Career-high 2 assist vs. Kalamazoo (11/15/15)