Mustangs Erase 14-Point Hole, Ultimately Edged by Lycoming

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Stevenson women's basketball team rallied from 14 points down in the third quarter to forge a 50-50 tie early in the fourth, but dropped a MAC Commonwealth contest against Lycoming College 64-60 Saturday afternoon at Owings Mills Gymnasium. Junior Brandi Hall finished with 17 points for the second time of the 2019-20 season, one shy of her career-high. Junior Olivia Coleman posted a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds.

  • The Warriors (6-2, 2-0 MAC Commonwealth) started the game with a 4-0 run in the first two minutes with layups by Akilah McFadden and Morgan Mader.
  • Lycoming extended its lead to 11-4 at the 6:13 mark 
  • With 2:07 left to play, Brynne Deluzio converted a layup to pull the Mustangs (2-5, 0-2) within a basket, 13-11, capping a 7-2 run.
  • The Warriors led 17-15 after one quarter.

  • Hall tied the game on a basket 44 seconds into the quarter.
  • The Warriors scored the next five points off a Morgan Mader three and Kelly Vuz jump shot. 
  • At the 5:15 mark, Alexa Sanmartin put Stevenson within one, 22-21 with a layup.
  • Following a 6-2 run by the Warriors towards the end of the half to go up 33-25, Laila Abdul-Rahman ended the half with two free throws to pull Stevenson within six.

  • Erica Lutz opened the second half with two free throws at the 1:12 mark to put Lycoming up eight.
  • Coleman responded with a basket to put the lead back at six.
  • Lycoming took a 44-31 lead on a Mader three with 7:43 left in the third.
  • The Warriors took their largest lead of the afternoon, 49-35, with 3:33 left on a pair of free throws.
  • The Mustangs closed on a 6-1 run to pull within nine, 50-41, with 10 minutes to go.

  • Stevenson knocked down three threes in the first 2:25 of the fourth to tie the game 50-50.
  • Hall knocked one down at the 8:36 mark, followed by a Hannah Crist three with 7:54 left.
  • Twenty seconds later, Hall made her second three of the quarter and third of the game, to tie Stevenson with the Warriors, 50-50.
  • The Warriors scored the next five points of the game to go up 55-50 with 5:41 to play.
  • Lycoming pushed the lead to six, 60-54, with 35 seconds left as Mader was fouled on a three-point attempt and sank all three free throws.
  • The Mustangs took advantage of poor free throw shooting by the Warriors (2-4), and Hall had five straight points, including a three, to make it 62-60 with three seconds left.
  • Allison Wagner was fouled with 0.4 seconds left and sank a pair to seal the win for the guests.

  • Stevenson shot 36.8% while Lycoming shot 31.7%.
  • The Mustangs held the Warriors to 1-12 from the floor in the final period.
  • Both teams held 33.3% behind the arc, the hosts went 6-18, while the guests went 5-15.
  • The Mustangs took 10 more trips to the free throw line and were 18-25, while the Warriors went 13-20 at the line. 
  • The Warriors outrebounded the Mustangs 43-41.
  • Hall finished 6-8 from the floor and made all three of her three-point attempts.
  • Coleman tallied 16 points and 11 rebounds for her third double-double of the season. She also had a pair of blocked shots.
  • Crist picked up eight points, seven assists, and five rebounds. 
  • Deluzio chipped in with six points.
  • Johnson contributed five rebounds and two assists. 

 

  • The Mustangs host MAC Commonwealth opponent Arcadia on Satuday, December 14 for a 1 p.m. match-up at Owings Mills Gymnasium.