ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland women’s basketball team (3-5) fell this evening in their last game of the season to Neumann University (1-2). The final score was 74-52 in the Knights’ favor.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland – 52, Neumann University – 74
How it Happened
- Rachel Manning and Caitlin Mays shined offensively for the Seahawks with four points total each in the first quarter. The Seahawks’ best scoring run started with Emmey German sinking a lay-up from inside the paint. Caitlin Mays tied up the game from inside the paint bringing the score to 6-6. Neumann University went on a five-point scoring run late in the quarter bringing the game to 16-10 entering the second quarter.
- In the second quarter, St. Mary’s College went on a scoring drought for a majority of the quarter which led to a 14 point deficit with two minutes remaining in the half. Two tough field goals in the paint by Manning and Stephanie Howell brought the deficit to ten, which ended the half.
- The second half was much like the first with big scoring runs by the Knights. Stamper and Cassidy Kupchinskas ended the Knight’s first run of the quarter. Lack of rebounding by the Seahawks allowed the Knights to continue to extend the lead. Kupchinskas led the quarter in scoring with five points, while Stamper and Mays contributed two each.
- Stamper truly shined in the final quarter with seven points total. Halfway through the quarter, the Seahawks hit their offensive stride and went on a ten-point scoring run. A late six-point scoring run by the Knights helped secure their victory.
Inside the Box Score
- Mays led the team in point this evening with 14 total. Stamper was good for second in points with 12 total. German-led the team in assists with three total.
- Manning contributed defensively with four steals total. Amira Whitaker proved to be a defensive asset with ten defensive rebounds.
- Terea Hunt led in points for the Knights with 22 total.