Feb 01, 2017
For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · firstname.lastname@example.org
- Score: St. Mary's 42, York 66
- Records: St. Mary's (6-14, 4-9 CAC), York (15-5, 9-4 CAC)
- Location: York, Pa. · Charles Wolf Gymnasium
- The Short Story: Senior center Nina Haller (Chevy Chase, Md./Bethesda-Chevy Chase) reached a milestone Wednesday night in a losing effort at York College of Pennsylvania. The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's basketball team dropped a 66-42 decision on the road in Capital Athletic Conference action.
- With her 10th point of the first half, Haller notched her 1,000th career point. She finished the night with a team-best 16 points for 1,006 career points. Haller now only needs 41 points to join the St. Mary's 1,000-point Club as 47 of her points came during her first-year at Washington College.
How It Happened
- St. Mary's stayed close with the Spartans through the first three quarters as the Seahawks were down just 45-34 entering the fourth period.
- The Seahawks shot 39.3-percent in the first 30 minutes but the York defense stifled their offensive efforts in the fourth, holding them to 12.5-percent shooting from the floor.
- York capitalized with 20 points off of 23 Seahawk miscues but St. Mary's controlled the boards with a 50-37 rebounding advantage.
What It Means
- The loss keeps the Seahawks in seventh place in the conference standings and two games out of sixth place with five games left in the regular season.
Inside the Box Score
- Haller shot 6-of-11 from the field and 4-of-5 at the free throw line in leading the Seahawks with 16 points while adding three assists and two blocks.
- Sophomore forward Kobe Chaney (Edgewater, Md./South River) grabbed a game-best 11 rebounds while chipping in six points and three assists.
- St. Mary's returns home for its next conference matchup as the Seahawks host No. 5 Christopher Newport University (19-1, 12-1 CAC) on Saturday, February 4 at 2:00 p.m. The Seahawks will look to halt a two-game skid and split the season series with CNU after dropping an 80-44 decision in Newport News, Virginia on January 11.
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