UNIONTOWN, Pa. -- The SMWC women's basketball team battled the Paul Quinn College Tigers in the the first round of the USCAA National Championships this morning. Despite the Pomeroys winning the rebound-margin and making 27 of their 42 free throws, they lost 91-78.
Early in the first quarter, Paul Quinn jumped out to a quick lead. The Pomeroys fought back and cut the lead to five points but the Tiger's were able to pull away each time. Although SMWC grabbed 10 more rebounds than the PQC, they could not seem to seal the gap. At halftime, SMWC trailed 46-31. In the third quarter, the Woods shot the ball 37.8% from the field and did not allow PQC to make a three-point basket. Paul Quinn made the most of their early game lead and did not let the Pomeroys regain from their first quarter play. SMWC lost 91-78 and will be back in action tomorrow morning at 9:15 a.m.
Tara Parmer | 18 points, five rebounds, three assists, and three steals
Delaney Kendall | 14 points, eight rebounds, two assists, and two steals
Jordyn Lloyd | 11 points, four rebounds, and one assist
BY THE NUMBERS
63 | The Pomeroys outrebouned the Tigers 63-to-59
29 | The Woods forced Paul Quinn to commit 29 turnovers
25 | SMWC earned 25 points off of turnovers
The SMWC women's basketball will play in their final game of the season tomorrow at 9:15 a.m. Their opponent is TBA, as the Pomeroys will face the loser of #4 Dean College vs. #5 Silver Lake College in a consolation game.
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