Women’s Basketball Drops Away Game to Marywood

Women’s Basketball Drops Away Game to Marywood

Scranton, PA – The Wolverines couldn't find their first conference win versus Marywood on Saturday, falling to the Pacers 93-59. They move to 6-16 on the season while struggling to find any rhythm in conference games standing at 0-10.  

During the first quarter, Wesley kept the game close only trailing 25-17 at the end. 7-12 field goals were made while the team sank 3-5 three pointers, but Marywood had more attempts at both resulting in the Pacers developing a comfortable lead by this point.

With Sydney Peterson's jump shot at 5:52 left in the second quarter, the Wolverines came within just three points of tying Marywood. Unfortunately, the Pacers' offense exploded right after, going on a devastating 16 unanswered run that left Wesley at a 46-26 deficit. Marywood would lead Wesley 54-30 at the half.

Halftime didn't help Wesley's offense as Marywood outscored the Women's team 18-11 in the third quarter, leading the Wolverines 72-41 at the end of the third quarter. The Wolverines' offense looked to be out of gas compared to the first quarter, only scoring 33.3% from field goal range and 0% of three pointers.

By the end of the fourth quarter, the Pacers outscored Wesley yet again 21-18, developing a 34-point differential for the final score. Wesley's struggles in finding their first conference win have been evident all season, with the team dropping 10 straight conference matches.

Shervohnia Tolson put up 10 points while grabbing seven rebounds and making 4-6 of her free throw attempts.

Megan Shacklock sank nine points of her own and muscled up for four rebounds.

The Women's Basketball team hope to snap their conference game losing streak before the end of the season against Cabrini at home Wednesday night at 6 p.m.