Hiram sinks the Muskies at the free throw line

Hiram sinks the Muskies at the free throw line

Hiram sank the Muskingum women's basketball team at the free throw line Tuesday evening shooting 24-for-29 (.828) en route to the 71-63 victory at the Anne C. Steele Center.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (1-2 overall), Hiram (5-1 overall)
  • Location: New Concord, Ohio - Anne C. Steele Center

Post Game

  • Senior Mallory Taylor led the Muskies with a team-high 14 points. She also added eight rebounds and three assists.
  • Junior Hallie Stocker and sophomore Dana Parkman both recorded nine points for the Muskies.
  • Junior Alexandra Carson dished out a game-high four assists and chipped in eight points.
  • Muskingum finished the contest shooting 23-for-58 (.397) from the field and 9-for-28 (.321) from three-point land.
  • Mercedes Jones led Hiram with a game-high 25 points and six rebounds.
  • Kayla Yost and Allison Vannoy both added 12 points each.
  • Hiram shot 24-for-29 (.828) from the free throw line and 22-for-48 (.458) from the field.

Inside the Numbers

  • Hiram opened the contest with a 7-0 run capped off by a layup from Jones at the 7:11 mark.
  • At the end of the first period, the Terriers led 17-10.
  • In the second period, Muskingum began to chip away at the Hiram lead as they knotted the score at 29-29 following a three-pointer by freshman Shelby Moses with 3:39 to play.
  • Muskingum entered halftime trailing 34-32.
  • In the third period, the Muskies took its first lead of the contest 36-34 on a Stocker layup with 8:23 to play.
  • Hiram used a 6-0 run late in the period to claim the lead for good 45-44.
  • The Terriers out scored Muskingum 24-17 in the final period to claim the victory.

Up Next

  • Muskingum returns to action Saturday as they open Ohio Athletic Conference play at John Carroll. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:00 PM.