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No. 10 Women's Basketball Rolls To Sixth Victory Of Season With Victory Over Mustangs

No. 10 Women's Basketball Rolls To Sixth Victory Of Season With Victory Over Mustangs

ARLINGTON, Va. - The No. 10 Marymount University women's basketball team cruised to a 77-43 victory over Stevenson University on Tuesday night to move to 6-0 for the season. 

A heavy offensive night that had the Saints shooting 51.7 percent from the field, carried them into the break leading the Mustangs, 32-13. Marymount opened the game on a 15-0 run, not allowing Stevenson to hit its first basket until 2:42 left in the first quarter.

Holding the Mustangs to just four points in the first 10 minutes, MU continued to extend the lead and carry a 19-point advantage at the break. For the half, sophomore Katie McShea paced the Saints with 10 points and eight rebounds through 15 minutes of play. 

Although Marymount was outscored in the third quarter, 21-19, it followed up with a blistering 26-9 fourth that included its largest lead of 37 points to coast to a 34-point victory. 

The Saints controlled the paint in the contest, dropping in 52 to the Mustang's 22.

McShea finished the night with a game-high 18 points, nine rebounds and four assists, going 8-for-15 from the floor. She was joined by senior Gabriella Haddad in double figure with 14 points to go with nine rebounds. 

Junior Aidan Phillips added three assists, while junior Ananda Claggett registered a game-high four steals on the defensive end. 

Marymount returns to action on Monday, December 2 with a non-conference matchup against Hood College. Start time is set for 6 p.m., in the Converse Family Fieldhouse.