Women's Basketball: Mount Union Defeats Meredith College (N.C.) Tuesday

Annie Bova
Annie Bova

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-  Mount Union's women's basketball team defeated Meredith (N.C.) 77-62 in the Trevecca Nazarene Tournament in Nashville, Tenn. Tuesday night.

Leading the Purple Raiders (8-2, 3-1 OAC) was senior Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) with 20 points while fellow senior Katie Reed (Marlington/Alliance) added 17.

The Avenging Angels (2-6, 0-2 USA South) jumped out to a 4-0 lead to start the game before the Raiders came right back to tie it up. Meredith (N.C.) kept the lead the entire first quarter with Mount Union tying up the score three times. The Raiders ended the quarter with a three-pointer from senior Katie Reed (Marlington/Alliance) having only three seconds left to tie the game 17-17.

Mount Union took the lead over Meredith (N.C.) in the second quarter, 23-19, at the 6:34 mark. The Raiders ran with it going on an 8-0 run with six of those points coming from Bova. Mount Union went into the locker room leading Meredith (N.C.), 40-25.

The Raiders kept the lead after halftime with a three-pointer from Reed at the 8:32 mark. The Angels cut the lead to 10 points, but the Raiders didn't let that phase them with putting the lead back up to 14 with 3:51 left. They ended the quarter leading Meredith (N.C) 63-43.

The Raiders led the Avenging Angels by 15 or more points the entire fourth quarter. Mount Union ended the game defeating Meredith (N.C.) 77-62.

Mount Union continues their play in the Trevecca Nazarene Tournament in Nashville, Tenn. against Babson (Mass.) tomorrow at 5 p.m.


Mount Union vs Meredith
12/29/15 6:00 PM at Nashville, TN
At Nashville, TN
MOUNT UNION 77, MEREDITH 62
MOUNT UNION (8-2)
Annie Bova 8-12 2-2 20; Katie Reed 4-11 6-6 17; Bella Pecchia 4-8 0-0 8;
Sarah Grippi 3-4 0-1 6; Kelsey Scott 2-2 2-4 6; Rachel Tinkey 1-8 2-2 5;
Erin White 2-4 0-0 4; Renee DeFord 1-1 0-0 2; Casey Morrissette 1-2 0-0 2;
Cassi Bowen 1-1 0-0 2; Abby Wemhoff 1-3 0-0 2; Jaime Sanborn 1-4 0-2 2;
Abbey Bartoszewicz 0-1 1-2 1; Kelsey Cobb 0-0 0-0 0; Cassie Hennessy 0-0 0-0
0; Haley Roddy 0-0 0-0 0; Shayna Panchik 0-2 0-0 0; Anna Alkire 0-0 0-0 0;
Colleen Kennehan 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-63 13-19 77.
MEREDITH (2-6)
Hayes,Jessi 6-13 4-5 19; Hinton,Kim 5-8 1-2 11; Alphin,Logan 5-8 0-0 10;
Hairston,Laquetta 2-4 0-0 4; Pleasants,Meghan 2-3 0-1 4; Curcuru,Sam 1-2 0-0
3; Jessup,Gabi 1-1 0-0 3; Gregory,Raven 1-2 1-2 3; Hines,Chandler 1-5 0-0 3;
Miller,Nicole 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 25-48 6-10 62.
Mount Union...................   17   23   23   14  -   77
Meredith......................   17    8   18   19  -   62
3-point goals--Mount Union 6-24 (Katie Reed 3-8; Annie Bova 2-5; Rachel
Tinkey 1-7; Abby Wemhoff 0-1; Jaime Sanborn 0-1; Abbey Bartoszewicz 0-1;
Shayna Panchik 0-1), Meredith 6-15 (Hayes,Jessi 3-7; Jessup,Gabi 1-1;
Hines,Chandler 1-4; Curcuru,Sam 1-2; Miller,Nicole 0-1). Fouled out--Mount
Union-None, Meredith-None. Rebounds--Mount Union 27 (Abby Wemhoff 5),
Meredith 36 (Hinton,Kim 8). Assists--Mount Union 12 (Shayna Panchik 3),
Meredith 11 (Hines,Chandler 3). Total fouls--Mount Union 13, Meredith 16.
Technical fouls--Mount Union-None, Meredith-None. A-111