News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
SALISBURY, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland women’s basketball team (5-14, 1-7 CAC) struggled on the offensive end of the floor throughout today’s (Jan. 26) CAC contest at Salisbury (13-6, 5-3 CAC). The Seahawks fell to the Sea Gulls 53-25.
St. Mary’s – 25, Salisbury – 53
How It Happened
- The opening quarter of action was a defensive battle with both teams being held scoreless up to the 5:23 mark of the quarter. Salisbury broke the scoreless tie two seconds later and stretched their lead to 8-2 with 27 seconds remaining. St. Mary’s finished the quarter strong with a layup with three seconds remaining from Kelli Jenkins.
- Salisbury found their offensive rhythm in the second stanza, outscoring St. Mary’s 19-5. The Seahawks headed into halftime trailing the Sea Gulls 27-9.
- St. Mary’s continued to shoot off the mark in the third and fourth quarters of the contest and failed to string together any scoring runs to attempt a comeback.
Inside the Box Score
- Janey Mathisen led the Seahawks with eight points and added two rebounds.
- Cameron Mangold tallied five points and Christine McKee recorded four off the bench.
- Hallie Persell led St. Mary’s on the glass, collecting six rebounds. Additionally, Persell accounted for two steals and one block.
- Kaylyn French led the Sea Gulls with 13 points. Jada Welbon followed with 11 points.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Jan. 30 vs. Christopher Newport (14-5, 5-3 CAC) – MPOBARC Arena – Capital Athletic Conference game – 6:00 p.m.