Mount Women’s Basketball Falls at 15th-Ranked Maryland

Mount Women’s Basketball Falls at 15th-Ranked Maryland

College Park, Md. (December 6, 2017) – Mount St. Mary's fell at 15th-ranked Maryland, 97-57, on Wednesday night at the XFINITY Center. Katrice Dickson tied her career high with 16 points to lead the Mount in the contest.

Maryland's Ieshia Small led all scorers in the tilt with 21 points on 10-of-19 shooting from the field. Kaila Charles, Kristen Confroy and Blair Watson chipped in with 16 points apiece.

Dickson scored her 16 points on a 6-of-14 shooting night, and also pulled down six rebounds. Ashlee White added 13 points and Caroline Hummell registered a season-best 12 points and six boards.

The Terps shot 50.7 percent (38-75) in the contest and 42.1 percent (8-19) from long range, while the Mount posted a 34.5 percent (19-55) mark from the field and shot 35.3 percent (6-17) from deep.

Maryland scored the opening 15 points of the contest in the first three minutes of play, with Watson and Stephanie Jones combining for nine of the Terps' points during the stretch. Hummell converted in the lane for the Mount's first bucket of the game, but Maryland responded with the next 12 points to open a 27-2 advantage with 3:42 left in the quarter.

The Terrapins finished out the period strong, pushing their advantage to 37-6 at the end of the first. UMD went 14-for-21 (.667) from the field and 5-for-8 (.625) from three-point range in the frame.

Maryland opened a 50-10 advantage with under five minutes remaining in the second stanza, but the Mount answered with a 13-0 run over the ensuing four minutes of play to close the gap to 50-23. Dickson registered seven points and Hummell added four to lead the Mountaineer rally.

UMD scored the final four points of the frame to take a 54-23 lead into the halftime break. Charles led the way with 14 points for the Terrapins in the half, while Dickson paced the Mount with 13.

The Terps added to their advantage over the final two quarters to close out the 97-57 victory and improve to 8-2 on the year. With the loss, the Mount dropped to 1-7 overall.

The Mount returns to Emmitsburg for a tilt against Rider on Saturday, December 9 at 1 p.m. Catch the action for free at NECFrontRow.com.