W. BASKETBALL AT THIEL

Women's Basketball falls to Mount Union

Women's Basketball falls to Mount Union
The Muskingum women's basketball team fell short to the Mount Union Purple Raiders on Thursday, 75-58.
 
 
  • Records: Muskingum (1-19 overall, 0-13 OAC), Mount Union (15-5 overall, 8-5 OAC) 
  • Location: Alliance, Ohio – The McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex

  • Sophomore Emily Yeager carried the Muskies with 12 points, shooting 3-of-11 from the field (27.3%) and 1-of-4 (25.0%) from behind the arc.
  • Junior Devyn Bonner added 10 points.
  • Sophomore Camay Baylock collected a team-high five rebounds.
  • Muskingum ended the contest shooting 20-of-51 (39.2%) from the field, which included hitting just 6-of-15 (40.0%) from behind the arc.
  • Rachel Tinkey led the Purple Raiders with 21 points.
  • The Purple Raiders had three players who recorded double-digit points.
  • Mount Union ended the contest shooting 26-of-68 (38.2%) in the field and 15-of-21 (71.4%) from the free throw line. 
  • In the first quarter, the Muskies registered back-to-back points to take an early lead of 9-7. At the 2:20 marker, Tori Rappah drilled a jump shot to tie up play 11-11. With 1:27 remaining, Bonner cashed in a layup to give Muskingum the 16-15 advantage over the Purple Raiders. In the second quarter, the teams traded baskets with neither squad leading by more than three-points. At the 1:30 juncture, sophomore Alivia Bates uncorked a layup to put the Muskies ahead 32-28 going into the half. 
  • In the third quarter, the contest remained tight until the Purple Raiders unleashed a 10-3 run to slide past Muskingum with a score of 50-43. With less than a minute remaining in the quarter, Elena Rauhe converted a layup to expand the gap 55-46. Mount Union took control of the outing in the fourth quarter with a 10-point surge en route to the 75-58 victory over the Muskies. 
  • The Muskies next travel to Tiffin, Ohio to battle the Heidelberg Student Princes on Saturday, February 2. Start time is slated for 2:00 p.m.