Fourth period rally leads Muskies past Rhodes at the Sewanee Tournament

Fourth period rally leads Muskies past Rhodes at the Sewanee Tournament

The Muskingum women's basketball team used a fourth period rally to defeat Rhodes Wednesday evening at the Sewanee Tournament, 70-56.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (6-4 overall), Rhodes (1-8 overall)
  • Location: Sewanee, Tenn. - Juhan Gymnasium

Post Game 

  • Junior Hallie Stocker scored a career-high 23 points to lead the Muskies. The junior shot 7-for-14 (.500) from the field, including 6-for-9 (.667) from three-point.
  • Sophomore Dana Parkman chipped in a career-high 12 points, while junior Alexandra Carson added 13 points.
  • Senior Mallory Taylor netted nine points and pulled down a team-high 12 rebounds.
  • As a team, Muskingum shot 25-for-58 (.431) from the field and 10-for-26 (.385) from three-point land.
  • Erin Deery led the way for Rhodes recording 16 points.
  • Rhodes finished the contest 21-for-62 (.339) from the field.

Inside the Numbers

  • Rhodes jumped out to a 20-15 lead after the first period.
  • The Muskies battled back as Taylor connected from behind the arc with 8:54 remaining to take the 22-21 advantage.
  • The two teams exchanged points for several minutes before Parkman hit a jumper with 2:55 remaining to knot the score at 30-30.
  • Muskingum out scored Rhodes 16-14 in the second period to cut the deficit to 34-33 at the break.
  • With 6:20 to play in the third frame, junior Olivia Besancon continued her hot shooting putting the Muskies on top, 37-36.
  • Stocker connected from downtown as time expired to give the Muskies the 46-45 lead entering the fourth period.
  • In the final period, Parkman led a Muskingum 10-0 run en route to the victory.

Up Next

  • Muskingum returns to action Thursday as they take on Tournament host Sewanee. Game time is scheduled for 4:00 PM.