SALISBURY, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland women’s basketball team (3-13, 0-3 CAC) fell this afternoon (Jan. 18) to Capital Athletic Conference competitor, Salisbury University (8-9, 1-2 CAC). This is the Seahawks third conference game this season and they will take on the Sea Gulls again on Feb. 1.
St. Mary’s College – 55, Salisbury – 82
How it Happened
- Gina Seifertwas the first to get points on the board for both teams. In the first quarter, Salisbury went on a ten-point scoring run allowing them to take a 14-point lead over the Seahawks.Kyaira Priestled in scoring for the Seahawks in the quarter with four points.SeifertandCameron Mangoldtallied two rebounds apiece for St. Mary’s College.
- The second period proved to be an improvement offensively, with the Seahawks outscoring the Sea Gulls by two points. St. Mary’s College was able to score eight points from the paint and four off of fast breaks.Priestled the team again in points with seven total.Seifertmade an impact defensively with six rebounds.
- At the half, the Seahawks trailed by 12 points. During the third period,Seifertwas able to escape some defensive pressure and led the team in points with five total alongsideKelli Jenkinswho also put up five.Stephanie HowellandPriestcontributed offensively with one assist each. The Seahawks tallied ten off of second-chance baskets and eight points from inside the paint. Unfortunately, the Sea Gulls were able to capitalize off of fouls and turnovers to take on a 27-point lead entering the final period.
- The Seahawks were able to score six points off of turnovers and six points from inside the paint in the fourth quarter.MangoldandAshleigh Bonannocontributed one steal each to help keep the Sea Gulls at bay. Both teams recorded 13 points in the period.SeifertandPriesttallied one assist each as well. Unfortunately, Salisbury created a cushion and it was too much for St. Mary’s College to overcome.
Inside the Box Score
- Priestled the team this afternoon in points and assists with 19 points and three assists.Seifertshowed her efforts more on defense with ten total rebounds.SeifertandBonannoled the team in steals with 2 each.Bonannoalso led the team in blocks with one.
- For Salisbury,Kaylee Otlowskirecorded a double-double with 16 points and 16 rebounds.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Jan. 25 vs. Southern Virginia | 2:00 PM | Michael P. O’Brien ARC Arena