WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. KENYON

Muskingum powers past rival Marietta

Muskingum powers past rival Marietta

The Muskingum women's basketball team powered past rival Marietta in Ohio Athletic Conference action on Wednesday night, 75-62.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (8-4 overall, 4-1 OAC), Marietta (7-5 overall, 1-4 OAC)
  • Location: Marietta, Ohio - Ban Johnson Arena
  • Attendance: 231

Post Game

  • Senior Mallory Taylor led the Muskies with her third double-double of the season. She scored a game-high 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Taylor connected on 9-of-15 shots from the floor, which included hitting 4-of-6 from behind the arc.
  • Junior Hallie Stocker added 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting, which included hitting 4-of-7 three-point shots.
  • Junior Olivia Besancon chipped in eight points and three assists.
  • Senior Caitlyn Smith had four points, four rebounds and two assists.
  • Muskingum ended the outing with 19 assists and 45 rebounds.
  • Muskingum hit 12 three-pointers on the evening.
  • Marietta was led by Corrie Burkhardt who registered a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds.
  • The Muskie defensive pressure held the Pioneers to a .313 (20-of-64) shooting percentage.

Inside the Numbers

  • Muskingum led 19-17 at the end of the first period.
  • The Muskies took a 38-26 lead into the break.
  • In the third period, Muskingum stretched its lead to 52-32 on a Stocker three-pointer.
  • Muskingum led for nearly 33 minutes of the game.
  • With the win, Muskingum moved to 4-1 in league play and remained in second place in the OAC.

Up Next

  • Muskingum returns to action at Heidelberg on Saturday, January 7. Game time is slated for 3:00 p.m.