Women's Basketball: Mount Union Defeats Heidelberg on Senior Day 75-63

Women's Basketball: Mount Union Defeats Heidelberg on Senior Day 75-63

ALLIANCE, Ohio- Mount Union's women's basketball team defeated Heidelberg 75-63 in an Ohio Athletic Conference game Saturday afternoon at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.

Katie Reed (Alliance/Marlington) had 20 points while Annie Bova (Parma Heights/Beaumont) had 19 points to lead the Purple Raiders, who now 16-6 overall and 10-5 in the OAC.Carli Patrick had a game-high 23 points to lead Heidelberg (9-14, 7-9 OAC).  

A back and forth first quarter would result in six lead changes and two ties with Heidelberg leading 18-12 at the end of the period.

Mount Union would turn things around in the second quarter opening the period with a 16-4 run to take a 28-22 lead at the 2:23 mark.  Bova would have nine points and the Raiders outscored Heidelberg, 23-10, in the quarter to lead 35-28 at the break.

The Raiders extended the lead to 17 points as a Reed layup with 1:36 left in the third quarter made the score 53-38.  Heidelberg would score seven straight to close to 53-45 after three quarters.

The Berg would then score five of the of the first seven to close within five points, 55-50, but a Shayna Panchik (Natrona Heights, Pa./St. Joseph) three-pointer would spark a 9-2 Mount Union run and put the Raiders up for good. 

Mount Union hosts Muskingum in the regular season home finale Monday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex. 


Heidelberg vs Mount Union
02/13/16 3:00 p.m. at Alliance, Ohio- The MAAC
At Alliance, Ohio- The MAAC
MOUNT UNION 75, HEIDELBERG 63
HEIDELBERG (9-14, 7-9 OAC)
Carli Patrick 10-13 3-3 23; Theresa Jackson 4-12 4-5 12; Marisa Liburdi 4-7
0-0 8; Shelby Dearth 2-3 0-0 5; Nicole Payne 2-4 0-0 5; Jackie Abrecht 1-3
2-2 4; Kate Brickner 0-2 2-2 2; Shiloh Murphy 0-5 2-2 2; Allie Hawkins 1-5
0-0 2; Mariah Pearson 0-3 0-0 0; Samantha Reed 0-0 0-0 0; Maggie Devault 0-0
0-0 0; Marchelle Barrow 0-1 0-0 0; Jessica Barnes 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 24-61
13-14 63.
MOUNT UNION (16-6, 10-5 OAC)
Katie Reed 6-9 5-6 20; Annie Bova 5-10 7-8 19; Abby Wemhoff 3-4 2-4 9; Erin
White 3-4 1-1 7; Jaime Sanborn 1-1 3-3 5; Sarah Grippi 2-2 0-0 4; Bella
Pecchia 2-3 0-0 4; Shayna Panchik 1-2 0-0 3; Cassi Bowen 1-3 0-1 2; Abbey
Bartoszewicz 1-2 0-0 2; Rachel Tinkey 0-1 0-0 0; Cassie Hennessy 0-0 0-0 0;
Haley Roddy 0-0 0-0 0; Casey Morrissette 0-0 0-0 0; Anna Alkire 0-0 0-0 0;
Colleen Kennehan 0-1 0-2 0. Totals 25-42 18-25 75.
Heidelberg....................   18   10   17   18  -   63
Mount Union...................   12   23   18   22  -   75
3-point goals--Heidelberg 2-8 (Shelby Dearth 1-2; Nicole Payne 1-2; Allie
Hawkins 0-3; Jessica Barnes 0-1), Mount Union 7-17 (Katie Reed 3-4; Annie
Bova 2-6; Abby Wemhoff 1-2; Shayna Panchik 1-2; Cassi Bowen 0-1; Abbey
Bartoszewicz 0-1; Rachel Tinkey 0-1). Fouled out--Heidelberg-None, Mount
Union-None. Rebounds--Heidelberg 24 (Theresa Jackson 6), Mount Union 36
(Abby Wemhoff 6). Assists--Heidelberg 9 (Mariah Pearson 2; Nicole Payne 2;
Jessica Barnes 2), Mount Union 15 (Colleen Kennehan 5). Total
fouls--Heidelberg 23, Mount Union 16. Technical fouls--Heidelberg-None,
Mount Union-None. A-439