Women's Basketball: Raiders Clip Cardinals; Mount Union 68, Otterbein 60

Katie Reed (Photo by Ed Hall, Jr.)
Katie Reed (Photo by Ed Hall, Jr.)

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Mount Union's women's basketball team scored a 68-60 victory over Otterbein in an Ohio Athletic Conference Saturday at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex in Alliance.

Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) had 18, Katie Reed (Alliance/Marlington) had 12 while Abbey Bartoszewicz (Wexford, Pa./Vencentian Academy) came off the bench for 11 points as the Purple Raiders improve to 13-4 overall and 7-3 in the OAC.

Otterbein (8-9 overall, 3-7 OAC) got 14 points from Dani Kissel.

Otterbein pushed out to a nine-point first quarter lead and led 21-14 at the end of the period as Kissel had nine points for the Cardinals.

The Otterbein lead went back out to nine points in the second quarter before a Bartoszewicz three sparked a 10-0 Mount Union run to give the Raiders back the lead 26-25 with 4:25 before halftime.  The Raiders finished the quarter scoring six of the next nine points to take a 32-28 lead into the locker room.

Mount Union outscored Otterbein 13-6 in the first seven minutes of the third quarter to open up a 45-34 lead.  A Bova three-pointer took the lead out to 14 points, 50-36 with a minute left in the period and the Raiders finished the quarter leading 52-41.

Otterbein got no closer than eight points the rest of the way.

Mount Union stays home hosting Baldwin Wallace in an OAC matchup Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at The MAAC.

Newspaper Box Score

Otterbein vs. Mount Union

1/23/2016 3:00 p.m. at Alliance, Ohio- The MAAC

Mount Union 68, Otterbein 60

Otterbein (8-9, 3-7 OAC)

 

Dani Kissel 7-11 1-1 17; Ali Cartnal 3-10 5-8 12; Amariah Huck 5-14 1-2 11; Kiersten Taylor 3-6 3-4 9; Feaira Crews 2-5 0-0 6; Abby Miduri 1-7 0-0 3; Morgan Ross 1-2 0-0 2; Taylor Pifher 0-2 0-0 0;

Totals 22-57 10-15 60.

Mount Union (13-4, 7-3 OAC)

 

Annie Bova 5-14 7-7 18; Katie Reed 4-7 2-2 12; Abbey Bartoszewicz 4-7 0-0 11; Bella Pecchia 4-9 0-1 8; Colleen Kennehan 3-5 0-0 7; Sarah Grippi 2-2 0-0 4; Abby Wemhoff 1-2 1-2 3; Cassi Bowen 0-1 2-2 2; Kelsey Scott 1-3 0-0 2; Shayna Panchik 0-0 1-2 1; Casey Morrissette 0-2 0-0 0; Jaime Sanborn 0-1 0-0 0;

Totals 24-53 13-16 68.

3 point goals -- Otterbein 6-15  (Dani Kissel 2-3; Feaira Crews 2-3; Ali Cartnal 1-5; Abby Miduri 1-4;), Mount Union  7-23 (Abbey Bartoszewicz 3-5; Katie Reed 2-4; Colleen Kennehan 1-2; Annie Bova 1-8; Cassi Bowen 0-1; Kelsey Scott 0-2; Casey Morrissette 0-1;). Fouled out -- Otterbein - None, Mount Union - None. Rebounds -- Otterbein 33 (Amariah Huck 9), Mount Union 37 (Abby Wemhoff 6). Assists -- Otterbein 6 (Dani Kissel 2), Mount Union 11 (Katie Reed 3). Total fouls -- Otterbein 17, Mount Union 17. Technical fouls -- Otterbein 0, Mount Union 0. A-350

 
 

Team

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Total

 

Mount Union

14

18

20

16

68

 

Otterbein

21

7

13

19

60