Women’s Basketball Edged by Mary Washington

Kelli Jenkins '22 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Kelli Jenkins '22 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

FREDRICKSBURG, Va. - The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's basketball team (3-11) fell this evening (Jan.11) to Capital Athletic Conference competitor, University of Mary Washington (12-3). This was the third game out of five where St. Mary's College is playing on the road consecutively. 

St. Mary's College - 33, Mary Washington - 61

How it Happened

  • The Eagles started strong with a 14 point scoring run. However, Stephanie Howell drained a three-point shot to put the Seahawks on the board. Defensively, Cameron Mangold snagged two rebounds in the first quarter.

  • Offensively, the Eagles started the second quarter strong with a nine-point-scoring run giving Mary Washington a 20 point lead. Tory Martin, fouled putting Mangold on the free-throw line, which ended the Eagles' scoring run with adding two points for the Seahawks. St. Mary's College hit a stride after the foul to go on a four-point scoring run. The Eagles capitalized on a few fouls giving them a 20 point lead entering half time. Mangold sunk six points in the second quarter which led the Seahawks in points.

  • Entering the second half, Mangold drained a jump shot putting the Seahawks on the scoreboard. Defensively, Howell snagged five rebounds to keep the ball on St. Mary's College's offensive end. The Seahawks were able to put up seven points in the third quarter compared to the Eagles' 14 points.

  • The Seahawks started the fourth quarter with a 27 point deficit. Offensively, St. Mary's College had five different scorers but only put up 14 points compared to Mary Washington recording 15 points. The Seahawks' tenacity and determination kept a respectable gap from Mary Washington and it was not enough to keep them at bay. The matchup ended with a final score of 61-33 in favor of the Eagles.

Inside the Box Score

  • Mangold led the team this evening in points with 10 total. Both Kyaira Priest and Gina Seifert tied this evening in assists with two apiece and Howell contributed five rebounds.

  • Karissa Highlander was the main offensive threat for the Eagles, leading the team with 12 points total. 

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Jan. 15 at York College | 6:00 PM | Charles Wolf Gymnasium 

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