Women's Basketball: Raiders Dropped Late By John Carroll; Reed Career-High in Loss

Katie Reed
Katie Reed

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Mount Union's women's basketball team lost to John Carroll 90-83 in an Ohio Athletic Conference game Saturday.

Katie Reed (Alliance/Marlington) had a career-high 30 points and Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) had 15 as the Purple Raiders fell to 11-4 overall and 5-3 in the OAC.

The Blue Streaks (9-6, 4-4 OAC) were led by Kaitlyn Spahar with a game-high 42 points.

Reed had 10 points in the first quarter as Mount Union ran out to a 28-15 lead.

The Raiders went on a 9-2 run in the second quarter to extend the lead to 37-17 with 5:40 to go in the period. John Carroll would answer with a 10-2 run over the next two minutes to close to within 12 points, 39-27 and the Raiders would eventually take a 12-point lead into the lockers, 45-33.

A Reed three-pointer with 6:31 to go in third quarter, pushed the Mount Union lead to 16 points, 57-41, and the Raiders led 72-61 at the end of the period.

Mount Union led 79-70 with just under six minutes to play when John Carroll scored 17 straight points to take an 86-79 lead with 1:23 left. The Raiders scored four straight to close to within three, 86-83 with 37 seconds left but Spahar went 4-for-4 from the line to seal the win.

Mount Union closes out the first half of the OAC schedule next Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Marietta.


John Carroll vs Mount Union
1/16/16 3:00 p.m. at Alliance, Ohio - The MAAC
At Alliance, Ohio - The MAAC
JOHN CARROLL 90, MOUNT UNION 83
JOHN CARROLL (9-6, 4-4 OAC)
Katlyn Spahar 12-23 11-12 42; Bri Pittenger 6-11 2-2 16; Sarah Cairnie 7-8
1-1 15; Kahrin Spear 3-5 0-0 6; Kelsey Poplawski 1-5 2-2 4; Shmoo Pryor 2-8
0-0 4; Chelbi Graham 1-2 1-2 3; Katie Battaglia 0-1 0-0 0; Nicole McManamon
0-1 0-0 0; Camille Adelman 0-0 0-0 0; Madi Steiner 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-64
17-19 90.
MOUNT UNION (11-4, 5-3 OAC)
Katie Reed 11-15 7-7 30; Annie Bova 4-16 7-9 15; Abbey Bartoszewicz 3-3 0-0
8; Bella Pecchia 4-9 0-0 8; Kelsey Scott 3-5 1-2 7; Sarah Grippi 3-9 1-2 7;
Abby Wemhoff 1-7 0-0 3; Shayna Panchik 1-2 0-0 3; Colleen Kennehan 1-1 0-0
2; Jaime Sanborn 0-1 0-0 0; Cassie Hennessy 0-0 0-0 0; Haley Roddy 0-0 0-0
0; Cassi Bowen 0-0 0-0 0; Anna Alkire 0-1 0-0 0; Casey Morrissette 0-0 0-2
0. Totals 31-69 16-22 83.
John Carroll..................   15   21   25   29  -   90
Mount Union...................   28   17   27   11  -   83
3-point goals--John Carroll 9-13 (Katlyn Spahar 7-8; Bri Pittenger 2-2;
Kahrin Spear 0-2; Nicole McManamon 0-1), Mount Union 5-18 (Abbey
Bartoszewicz 2-2; Abby Wemhoff 1-2; Katie Reed 1-3; Shayna Panchik 1-2; Anna
Alkire 0-1; Annie Bova 0-8). Fouled out--John Carroll-None, Mount
Union-None. Rebounds--John Carroll 31 (Katlyn Spahar 7), Mount Union 42
(Sarah Grippi 8). Assists--John Carroll 10 (Shmoo Pryor 7), Mount Union 13
(Jaime Sanborn 3). Total fouls--John Carroll 21, Mount Union 22. Technical
fouls--John Carroll-None, Mount Union-None. A-210