Mustangs Cruise Past Ospreys for Second Straight

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Stevenson University women's basketball team outscored visiting Stockton University 43-16 over the middle two quarters en route to a 72-54 non-conference victory Monday night at Owings Mills Gymnasium.

  • After the game's third tie at 8-8, Stockton (4-10) used a 6-2 spurt to take a 14-10 lead with 4:42 left on an Emily Donzanti three.
  • The Mustangs (6-8) cut the lead to one twice in the last minute, both on layups by Jonyae Curry, and Stevenson trailed 16-15 after one quarter.

  • A traditional three-point play by Hannah Crist 30 seconds into the quarter put the Mustangs on top 18-16.
  • After Stockton tied the game, the hosts scored the next five points and a Brandi Hall layup at the 7:28 mark put Stevenson up 23-18.
  • Leading 25-24, Stevenson held the Ospreys scoreless for the final 3:19 of the quarter and used a 10-0 run to take a 35-24 lead into intermission.
  • Crist came up with a steal at midcourt late and was fouled on a three-point attempt with 0.3 seconds left, and sank all three free throws to cap the run.

  • Leading 39-28, Stevenson scored nine straight points to build a 20-point lead, 48-28, on a pair of Denia Campbell free throws with 4:07 left in the third.
  • The Mustangs took their largest lead of the third, 58-30, with 40 seconds left on a Campbell basket.
  • Stevenson held a 58-32 lead going into the final frame.

  • Stevenson took its largest lead, 64-35, with 8:36 left on a basket by Alexa Sanmartin.
  • A 10-3 Stockton run put the Ospreys within 22 with 5:11 to play.
  • The guests got as close as 16, 70-54, in the final minute.

  • Stevenson took 22 more free throws than the Ospreys, going 22-32 at the line while Stockton was 5-10 at the stripe.
  • The Mustangs shot 34.8% overall and 4-18 behind the arc, while Stockton was 34.9% overall and 5-13 from long range.
  • The hosts held a 49-39 rebounding advantage, including 18-10 on the offensive glass.
  • Stevenson held a 20-4 lead in fast break points and a 36-28 advantage in points in the paint.
  • Curry led the Mustangs with 15 points and six rebounds, while Campbell tallied 13 points and four boards.
  • Crist finished with 13 points and five rebounds.
  • Sanmartin and Olivia Coleman each totaled seven points, with Coleman grabbing nine rebounds and blocking five shots, including the 100th of her career.
  • Hall handed out seven assists and also had five points and four rebounds.
  • Kellie Johnson grabbed eight rebounds.
  • 10 of the 11 players who saw the floor for Stevenson scored.
  • Stevenson won its second straight game.

  • Stevenson returns to action Wednesday night when it hosts eighth-ranked Messiah in an 8:00 MAC Commonwealth contest at Owings Mills Gymnasium.