ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Women's Basketball) – After an emotional and record setting game, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Pomeroy basketball team (2-2) took to the road to face Fontbonne University (3-0) on Monday night. SMWC fought to hang in there with the Griffin but didn't have enough. The Pomeroys fell to Fontbonne with a score of 93-86.
When asked about tonight's contest, Head Coach Deanna Bradley stated, "We did some very good things defensively. We fought hard and unfortunately came up a little short. It is however the best game we played thus far this season."
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods had four players with double digit point totals. Maggie Reimer was the leader for SMWC with 20 points, seven rebounds, and four steals. She was followed by Tara Parmer with 17 points, three assists, three steals, and five rebounds. Delaney Kendall finished the night with 13 points and five rebounds. Rounding out the top scorers was Sydney Ingram with 11 points, four rebounds, and three steals.
The Pomeroys were 34.4 percent from the field, 15.4 percent from three point range, and 66.7 percent from the free throw line.
The Griffins were led by Rylee Stafford with a double-double of 23 points and 13 rebounds. Stafford also accounted for five steals. Paige Black was the second leading scorer with 22 points while also recording nine assists, six steals, and six rebounds. Katie Sportsman contributed 13 points while Sarah Schraut finished with 10.
Fontbonne finished the night going 46.4 percent from the field, 47.8 percent from the arc, and 51.4 percent from the stripe.
SMWC will be back in action on Wednesday, Nov. 29 as they visit crosstown rival, the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m.