WC women start fast, defeat Mount Union 75-67


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ALLIANCE – Wilmington parlayed a fast start into a 75-67 win over Mount Union Saturday in Ohio Athletic Conference women’s basketball action at The MAAC on the MU campus.

The Quakers are now 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the OAC. The Purple Raiders drop to 2-4, 0-1.

Faith Teaford led Wilmington with 20 points on 7 of 12 shooting.

Savannah Hooper had a hot-shooting game and finished with 18 points. She was 6 for 8 from the field, which included 3 of 4 beyond the arc. The Wilmington High School graduate also was 3 of 4 from the free throw line. Hooper had 4 assists.

Wilmington scored 30 points in the first quarter and led by as many as 17 in the OAC road battle. However, Mount Union pulled within four at halftime, 40-36,

Wilmington maintained its lead but could never pull away from the host school. It was a 62-59 WC lead with 2:39 to play in the fourth period. Teaford converted a three-point play then made a jumper at 1:34 to push the lead back to 70-62. Mackenzie Campbell assisted on both baskets.

Hooper had an assist and hits 1 of 2 at the line in the final 34 seconds to keep WC on top.

SUMMARY

December 2, 2017

@Mount Union

Wilmington 75 Mount Union 67

W 30.10.17.18…..75

M 16.20.13.18…..67

(75) WILMINGTON (fg-3fg-ft-tp) Binkley 3-1-0-7 Hooper 6-3-3-18 Campbell 4-1-4-13 Harman 2-0-2-6 Teaford 7-2-4-20 Monday 1-1-0-3 Nilback 0-0-0-0 Noll 2-1-1-6 Snider 0-0-0-0 Rickman 0-0-2-2. TOTALS 25-9-16-75

(67) MOUNT UNION (fg-3fg-ft-tp) Alkire 1-0-0-2 Morrissette 3-0-2-8 Tinkey 1-1-0-3 Schaefer 1-1-0-3 Kuhn 3-0-1-7 Rauhe 5-0-4-14 Rappach 1-0-2-4 Hess 0-0-0-0 Stralka 1-0-0-2 Hessel 0-0-0-0 Inverso 2-1-2-7 Tytler 8-0-1-17. TOTALS 26-3-12-67

FIELD GOALS: WC (25-60) Hooper 6-8 Teaford 7-12 Campbell 4-7; MU (26-69) Tytler 8-12

3 PT FIELD GOALS: WC (9-16) Hooper 3-4 Teaford 2-2; MU (3-28)

FREE THROWS: WC (16-19) Campbell 4-4 Teaford 4-5; MU (12-14)

REBOUNDS: WC-41 (Harman 13 Noll 6 Binkley 4 Campbell 3 Teaford 3; MU-39 (Tytler 10)

ASSISTS: WC-16 (Hooper 4 Binkley 4 Campbell 4 Harman 2); MU-19

STEALS: WC-6 (Noll 2 Binkley 2); MU-7

BLOCKED SHOTS: WC-1 (Binkley 1); MU-4

TURNOVERS: WC-15; MU-13

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