Mustangs Close Season in ECAC Quarterfinals

Mustangs Close Season in ECAC Quarterfinals

RADNOR, Pa. - The Stevenson University women's basketball team saw its season come to a close in the quarterfinals of the ECAC Division III Championship, falling to overall No. 1 seed Cabrini 78-58 Friday afternoon.

  • Cabrini (18-10) jumped out to a 13-2 lead just under four minutes into the game.
  • Stevenson (14-13) countered with a 12-4 run of its own to pull within three, 17-14, at the 2:48 mark on a layup by Hannah Crist.
  • The Cavaliers took a 19-15 lead into the second quarter.

  • The two teams traded baskets to open the frame, with a Brandi Hall layup making it 25-19 at the 5:41 mark.
  • Cabrini closed the half on a 9-3 run and went into the locker room up a dozen, 34-22.

  • The Cavaliers scored the first six points of the second half to extend the lead to 18, 40-22.
  • Back-to-back baskets by Jonyae Curry and Olivia Coleman pulled the Mustangs within 14 at the 7:12 mark.
  • Stevenson got the lead down to 12 on a Crist basket with 5:08 on the clock that made it 46-34.
  • The hosts outscored the Mustangs 16-7 the rest of the half to lead 62-41 with 10 minutes left to play.

  • Cabrini extended its lead to 24 early in the fourth.
  • Stevenson got the lead down to 19, 65-46, on a Kellie Johnson basket with 6:40 left.
  • A Curry layup that made it 76-58 was as close as the Mustangs would get in the final frame.

  • Cabrini shot 47% overall and 33.3% (7-21) behind the arc, while Stevenson was 29.9% overall and 1-18 from three-point land.
  • The Mustangs did take 18 more trips to the free throw line, going 17-30 while Cabrini went 9-12.
  • The guests held a 49-44 rebound advantage.
  • Curry led the Mustangs in her final collegiate game with 18 points, eight rebounds and three steals.
  • Hall scored a season-high 15 points and also grabbed four rebounds.
  • Crist went 6-8 at the free throw line and added 13 points and four assists.
  • Johnson grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds, her fourth double-digit rebound effort of the season.
  • Stevenson was making its fourth straight ECAC appearance and sixth consecutive trip to the postseason.