Offensive Struggles Doom Seahawks at Salisbury

Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Photo Credit: Bill Wood

SALISBURY, Md. - The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's basketball team (5-14, 1-7 CAC) struggled on the offensive end of the floor throughout today's (Jan. 26) CAC contest at Salisbury (13-6, 5-3 CAC). The Seahawks fell to the Sea Gulls 53-25.

St. Mary's - 25, Salisbury - 53

How It Happened

  • The opening quarter of action was a defensive battle with both teams being held scoreless up to the 5:23 mark of the quarter. Salisbury broke the scoreless tie two seconds later and stretched their lead to 8-2 with 27 seconds remaining. St. Mary's finished the quarter strong with a layup with three seconds remaining from Kelli Jenkins.

  • Salisbury found their offensive rhythm in the second stanza, outscoring St. Mary's 19-5. The Seahawks headed into halftime trailing the Sea Gulls 27-9.

  • St. Mary's continued to shoot off the mark in the third and fourth quarters of the contest and failed to string together any scoring runs to attempt a comeback.

Inside the Box Score

  • Janey Mathisen led the Seahawks with eight points and added two rebounds.

  • Cameron Mangold tallied five points and Christine McKee recorded four off the bench.

  • Hallie Persell led St. Mary's on the glass, collecting six rebounds. Additionally, Persell accounted for two steals and one block.

  • Kaylyn French led the Sea Gulls with 13 points. Jada Welbon followed with 11 points.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Jan. 30 vs. Christopher Newport (14-5, 5-3 CAC) – MPOBARC Arena – Capital Athletic Conference game – 6:00 p.m.

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