Women’s Hoops Remains Undefeated in CAC Action
St. Mary’s City, Md. – Marymount University’s women’s basketball team remained perfect in Capital Athletic Conference play with a 61-54 win on the road at St. Mary’s (Md.) on Saturday afternoon. The Saints move to 6-3 overall on the season and 2-0 in league play.
Katelyn Fischer led the Blue and White with a game-high18 points while Tynisha Parks added 11 and Kievanna Lacey had 10. Parks posted a double-double with 10 rebounds while Lacey nearly matched the feat with nine steals.
A slow start to the game kicked off a back-and-forth first half of action. Neither team would lead by more than two possessions with the host Seahawks (4-3, 0-2 CAC) taking a 26-21 lead going into the break.
Coming out of halftime, SMC pushed its lead to 10 at 31-21 early in the frame before the Saints mounted their comeback. Marymount used an 18-2 run over an eight minute span to retake the lead. St. Mary’s wouldn’t regain the advantage the rest of the way while MU closed out the victory on the free throw line.
Joanna Murray led the Seahawks with 14 points while Sophie Pruden added 11.
Marymount returns to action on Sunday, December 16th, as it hosts Guilford in non-conference play. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. and fans can follow the action live by logging on to www.marymount.edu/athletics/wBasketball and selecting the “live stats” and “live video” links.