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Pomeroys Capture Close Victory Against the Cougars

Pomeroys Capture Close Victory Against the Cougars

Cincinnati, OH. -- The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's basketball team traveled from Berea, Kentucky, to the University of Cincinnat-Clermont tonight, for a USCAA match-up at 6:00 p.m. The Pomeroys edged the Lady Cougars 87-85. SMWC has won two of their last three contests.

Game Flow

The Pomeroys (4-6 USCAA) found themselves down 21-15 at the completion of the first quarter. In the second quarter, SMWC ignited offensively and outscored the Cougars 39-to-21. The Pomeroys entered halftime with a 54-42 lead. They knocked down a total of 10 three-point baskets and shot 50.0% from the field. In third quarter, SMWC and Clermont went basket-for-basket. By the fourth quarter, the Pomeroys sat with a 12 point lead but the Cougars would not quit their fight. Clermont cut the lead 87-85 with 10 seconds left in the game and held possession of the ball. The Cougars managed to attempt a shot from beyond the arc but it would not fall. The Pomeroys won 87-85 and maintained their winning ways.

Statistical Leaders

Callan Taylor | 17 points, two rebounds, and one steal

Kathryn Kraft | 12 points, three assists, and two rebounds

Maggie Reimer | 11 points and four rebounds

By the Numbers

(40.8%) The Pomeroys shot 40.8% from the field.

(17) SMWC knocked down 17 three-point baskets and concluded the game 40.5% from beyond the arc.

(53) The Woods bench personnel scored a total of 53 points.

Next Match-up

The Pomeroys will be back in action on Friday, December 22nd. As they finish up the week on the road against Brescia University. Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m on Friday night.

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