Winsor with 17 in Loss to Saints

Winsor with 17 in Loss to Saints

By Tatiana Monsen

BUENA VISTA, Va.—The Southern Virginia University women's basketball team fell 75-57 at home to Capital Athletic Conference opponent Marymount University Wednesday night.

Marymount (16-4, 10-3 CAC) started the game with a 5-0 run and had a seven-point lead after the first quarter. The Knights (3-17, 0-13 CAC) started the second quarter with five points from Alexus Barnes but the Saints expanded their lead and went into halftime ahead 37-25.

Both teams recorded 23-point third quarters, but Marymount ran away in the fourth quarter to secure their win.

Shelby Winsor led the Knights with an impressive 17 points and four rebounds. Jamilla Gambee contributed 10 points and four steals while Kimberly Eads added nine points and grabbed seven boards.

The Knights were held to a low 28.8% from the field compared to the Saints season-high, 58.3% shooting. The Knights defense forced 23 Marymount turnovers.

Southern Virginia will look for their first Capital Athletic Conference win on Saturday, February 4 as it hosts Penn State-Harrisburg at 1 p.m. in the Knight Sports Arena.