SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - SMWC women's basketball beat Robert Morris University-Springfield tonight for the second time this season. The Pomeroys won 107-83 and have won three straight contests!
How It Happened:
In the first quarter, SMWC dominated offensively and defensively as they outscored the Eagles 25-9. The Pomeroys shot 42.9% from the field and forced RMU-Springfield to 16.7% from the field. In the second quarter, SMWC continued to push the pace of the game and tallied 29 points. As a team, they knocked down five 3-PT baskets and tossed nine assists. At halftime, SMWC led 54-38. In the third quarter, the Pomeroys defense struggled and allowed RMU-Springfield to score 28 points but did not let them back into the game. In the fourth quarter, The Woods offense lit it up as they scored 30 points. The Pomeroys had seven player's score in double-digits. SMWC won 107-83.
Mara Canada led the team with 15 points; she knocked down five three-point baskets, added three rebounds, tallied three assists, and grabbed a steal
Maggie Reimer finished with 14 points; she tallied six rebounds, two assists, and one block
Avalee Jeffers concluded the contest with 13 points; she notched seven steals and six rebounds
Callan Taylor scored 13 points; she added five rebounds and two assists
Regan Hubbard tallied 12 points, seven rebounds, five assists, and one steal
Paetyn Hayes knocked down three 3-PT baskets and finished the contest with 11 points; she added seven rebounds, one assist, and one steal
Brianna Smith scored 11 points; she grabbed nine rebounds and one steal
By The Numbers:
107 | As a team, SMWC scored 107 points; this is the fourth time this season the Pomeroys notched 100+ points
7 | The Pomeroys had 7 player's score in double-digits (most this season)
21 | The Woods stout defense forced the Eagles to commit 21 turnovers
Robert Belf Quote:
On the Pomeroys offensive performance...
"This was one of the best games we played all year long with ball movement, sharing the ball, and execution of our offense. The proof is seven girls in double figures and two finishing with nine points apiece."
The Pomeroys have one contest remaining this season and they will honor senior Callan Taylor! The season finale will tip-off on Saturday, February 23 at 2:00 p.m. ET, against the University of Cincinnati-Clermont. The Senior Day honor will take place after the conclusion of the game.
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