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Saints cruise past Knights in Atlantic East matchup

Saints cruise past Knights in Atlantic East matchup

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Marymount University women's basketball team picked up its sixth Atlantic East Conference win on Saturday, downing Neumann University, 89-34, at the Converse Family Fieldhouse.

The Saints did not waste time taking control, using a 10-0 lead to begin the game. Senior Tyffani McQueen got things going with a jumper, before hitting a three and adding a layup to pace the team during the stint.

Marymount rode that momentum to a 19-2 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Junior Regan Lohr got hot in the second quarter, draining a three to begin a stretch of seven-straight points by the Monrovia, Md., native. She led the Saints to another strong quarter, before holding a 39-11 lead at the break.

Before the game, Lohr was honored for reaching the 1000-point mark as a Saint, after accomplishing the feat on January 19 against Wesley College. She finished the game with a game-high 22 points, while hitting three-of-four from long distance.

The Saints continued to build their lead through the second half, as Lohr added another seven points in the third quarter.

Freshman Karon Williams sophomore Kaitlin Berger, and senior Abby Fisher combined for 15 points off the bench in the fourth quarter, as Williams and Fisher set career-high scoring totals in the game.

Fisher finished with 14 points, while Williams added six. Berger also tallied six points, tying her career high.

In all, the Saints saw five score in double figures, including 13 points from freshman Katie McShea, who registered her sixth double-double of the year with a game-high 13 rebounds, as well.

Marymount travels to Gwynedd Mercy University for its next game, taking on the Griffins in Atlantic East play on Wednesday, January 30; the tipoff is set for 6 p.m.