Seahawk Women's Basketball Stumbles against York (Pa.)

Kobe Chaney '19 - Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Kobe Chaney '19 - Photo Credit: Bill Wood

For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran ·

The Basics

  • Score: St. Mary's 77, York 50
  • Records: St. Mary's (5-11, 3-6 CAC), York (12-4, 6-3 CAC)
  • Location: St. Mary's City, Md. · Michael P. O'Brien Athletics & Recreation Center Arena
  • The Short Story: The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's basketball team dropped a 77-50 Capital Athletic Conference decision to York College of Pennsylvania Wednesday night. Three Seahawks scored in double digits with senior center Nina Haller's (Chevy Chase, Md./Bethesda-Chevy Chase) 14 points leading the way.

How It Happened

  • St. Mary's gave York a run for its money in the first quarter, jumping out to a 13-4 advantage behind four points each from Haller and sophomore forward Kobe Chaney (Edgewater, Md./South River). The Spartans flipped the script and closed the period on a 10-2 run to cut the deficit to one.
  • Ten Seahawk miscues resulted in 12 points for York as well as a 39-28 halftime lead. Junior guard Katie Wagner (Glen Rock, Pa./Susquehannock) paced the Spartans in the quarter with nine points.
  • Junior captain Kerri Kline (Hagerstown, Md./Saint James) was St. Mary's scoring leader in the first half with eight points while Chaney pulled down six boards.
  • The Seahawks stayed close in the third but York stretched its lead to 16 heading into the fourth quarter.
  • The Spartans posted another 25-point period and staked a 30-point lead with 2:22 remaining in the game after opening up the final quarter on an 18-4 run.

Inside the Box Score

  • Haller paced the Seahawks with 14 points while contributing seven rebounds and three blocks.
  • Kline put up 11 to go along with her two rebounds and two assists.
  • Chaney rounded out the scoring with 10 in addition to a team-best eight boards and game-highs of four assists and three blocks.

Up Next

  • St. Mary's hopes to get back on track this Saturday, January 21 when the Seahawks travel to Penn State Harrisburg (3-13, 1-8 CAC) for a conference tilt at 1:00 p.m.

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