Thiemann Leads Washington With 14 Points And Is Named To The All-Tournament Team
ST MARY'S CITY, Md. — Hallie Persell hit a jump shot with just seven seconds to play to give host St. Mary's College of Maryland a 60-58 win over visiting Washington College in a non-conference women's basketball game played today at the Michael P. O'Brien Athletics & Recreation Center Arena on day two of the Dan Greene Memorial Invitational. Emily Thiemann was named to the All-Tournament Team for the Shorewomen.
St. Mary's College of Maryland 60, Washington College 58
How It Happened
- The teams were tied 6-6 following a jump shot by Bridget McLaughlin, but St. Mary's would finish the opening quarter on a 7-2 run, capped off by a free throw from Christine Morin, to give the Seahawks a 13-8 lead after the opening quarter.
- A layup from Olivia Nowlin pushed the Seahawks lead back up to five at 24-19 with 3:19 to play until halftime, but the Shorewomen would respond with an 8-0 run to take a 27-24 lead following a layup from Caitlyn Clark with 1:03 to go until halftime.
- Two free throws from Morin at the stroke of halftime would cut Washington's lead to 27-26 at the halftime break.
- St. Mary's would start the second half with a 7-0 run, capped on a layup from Kobe Chaney, to take a 33-27 lead with 7:18 to play in the third quarter.
- The Seahawks held their largest lead of the game at 41-34 with 4:01 to go in the third quarter before the Shorewomen would respond with a 7-0 run to tie the game at 41-41 following a jumper from Kristi Kozlowski with 2:20 to play in the third quarter.
- St. Mary's led by as many as four following the Washington run, but two free throws by Clark would cut the Washington deficit to one at 50-49 after three quarters of play.
- The Seahawks scored the first five points of the fourth quarter to take a 55-49 lead with 7:20 to go after a layup from Jane Mathisen.
- St. Mary's led 57-51 with 5:32 to go following a free throw from Robey, but the Shorewomen would score the next seven points to take a 58-57 lead on a jump shot from Alexis Krahling with 38 seconds to play.
- Rosie Martin came away with a steal for the Shorewomen on the Seahawks next possession and she was then fouled. After missing both free throws, a jump ball was called on the rebound, with the possession arrow favoring St. Mary's. Following a Washington foul, Katie Robey made the first free throw to tie the game at 58. Robey would miss the second free throw, but Persell would grab the offensive rebound and hit a jump shot with seven seconds to go to give St. Mary's a 60-58 lead.
- Following a timeout, McLaughlin would get a look from the corner for three and the win, but her shot at the buzzer was short as the Seahawks held on for the win.
For the Shorewomen (1-1)
- Thiemann (team highs of 14 points and nine rebounds), McLaughlin (nine points, six rebounds), Krahling (team high two steals).
- The Shorewomen shot 33.3% from the floor in the loss, 15.4% from three point range, and 66.7% at the free throw line.
- Washington turned the ball over 12 times, while forcing 17 turnovers from the Seahawks.
For St. Mary's College of Maryland (1-1)
- Robey (double double with a game high 19 points and 11 rebounds), Chaney (double double with 10 points and 11 rebounds), Kerri Kline (14 points).
- Robey and Chaney each had three blocks as well to tie for a game high.
- The Seahawks shot 34% from the floor in the win, 50% from three point range, and 68% from the free throw line.
- St. Mary's held a slim 44-42 advantage in rebounds and blocked nine shots.
Up Next for the Shorewomen
11/21 v. Swarthmore - 6:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)
- The game will be the home opener for the Shorewomen.