Women’s Basketball Stumbles at Frostburg

Christine McKee '20 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Christine McKee '20 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

FROSTBURG, Md. - St. Mary's College of Maryland women's basketball (5-16, 1-9 CAC) stumbled at Frostburg State University, falling to the Bobcats (14-6, 6-4 CAC) 79-49 Saturday (Feb. 2) afternoon.

St. Mary's - 49, Frostburg - 79

How It Happened

  • The Bobcats started the game hot, jumping out to an 8-0 lead over the Seahawks. Gina Seifert tallied the first points of the game for St. Mary's at the 4:27 mark of the opening quarter. Frostburg held a 16-8 lead with 1:40 left in the first stanza, until layups from Cameron Mangold and Seifert dwindled the Bobcat lead to four. Frostburg responded by recording the final six points of the quarter for a 22-12 advantage.

  • The second quarter of action was the most competitive as the Seahawks were edged 12-10. St. Mary's managed to string together six straight points to bring themselves within nine. Mangold continued her solid game by converting on a jump shot to start the run, and Seifert and Kelli Jenkins followed with buckets of their own to cap the scoring streak.

  • Frostburg stretched their lead in the second half, outscoring St. Mary's 23-15 in the third quarter and 22-12 in the fourth quarter.

Inside the Box Score

  • Mangold had her best game of the season, dropping a team-best 10 points and collecting two rebounds. Mangold shot three-of-four from the field and a perfect four-for-four from the charity stripe.

  • Seifert, Katie Robey, and Christine McKee finished with eight points each. Seifert brought down a team-high seven rebounds and added two assists, one steal, and one block.

  • St. Mary's finished with a 91.7 percent from the charity stripe, but struggled from three-point range, finishing zero-of-seven from beyond the three-point arch.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Feb. 6 at Mary Washington (10-11, 4-6 CAC) – William M. Anderson Center – Capital Athletic Conference game – 6:00 p.m.

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