TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (Women's Basketball) – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Pomeroy basketball traveled to Hulbert Arena on Wednesday night for the Dorsett Crosstown Classic with neighboring Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. SMWC tried to keep pace with the Fightin' Engineers but couldn't and fell 98-54.
The first half of play was plagued by turnovers and defensive miscues by the Pomeroys. SMWC shot 26.7 percent from the field and committed 15 turnovers. Precious Peak was a bright spot in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College defense as she made key plays in the paint to keep the Pomeroys in the game.
After halftime, SMWC showed signs of life but Rose-Hulman quickly doused them and took over the game. The Fightin' Engineers scored 44 points in the second half of play and held Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College to just 29.
Maggie Reimer was the leader for the Pomeroys with 17 points and five rebounds. She was followed by Mara Canada with 11 points. Tara Parmer and Regan Hubbard accounted for four assists each. Peak finished the night with a game high three blocks.
SMWC was 31.3 percent from field, 30 percent from three point range, and 57.1 percent from the free throw line.
RHIT finished the night with four players with double digit point totals. Lindsey Fagerberg led the team with 17 points, four rebounds and two steals. Ally Bromenschenkel finished the night with a double double of 16 points and 10 rebounds, five assists, and two blocks. The third leading scorer was Debie Gedeon with 11 points, four rebounds, and two assists. Rounding out the top scorers was Chiarra Franklin with 10 points and seven rebounds.
Rose-Hulman ended the game going 55.6 percent from the field, 28.6 percent from the arc and 75 percent from the stripe.
The Pomeroys will be back in action on Saturday, Dec. 2 as they travel to New Albany, Ind. to face Indiana University–Southeast. Tipoff is set for 1 p.m.