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Women's basketball cruises to victory over Bryn Mawr

Women's basketball cruises to victory over Bryn Mawr

BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – Allie Warren knocked down four 3-pointers on her way to a game-high 20 points as the Bryn Athyn College women's basketball team cruised to a 71-47 non-conference victory over Bryn Mawr College Wednesday night in Asplundh Field House.

In addition to Warren, Shaneika Smith, Zeniyah Sanders, and Clayshonia Cogmon also scored in double figures. Smith had 12 points, while Cogmon and Sanders each posted 11 points.

Morgan Phillips added a season-high nine points.

Eight of the 10 players who took the court for Bryn Athyn got into the scoring column.

Warren, Smith, and Cogmon all grabbed eight rebounds to tie for the team lead. The Lions won the rebounding battle 48-40.

Bryn Athyn (3-7) trailed briefly by two points on two separate occasions in the first quarter. Down 8-6, the Lions put their foot down over the five minutes, outscoring the Owls (0-9) 17-1, and led 23-9 at the end of one. Warren made all four of her triples during the run, while Cogmon added three points and Anja Weisser had two. The Lion defense forced the Owls to miss their final four shots of the quarter and commit seven turnovers.

After winning the second quarter 17-14 to extend the lead to 40-23 at the half, Bryn Athyn put together a dominant third quarter to widen the gap to 61-29 through three. Six different Lions got into the scoring act during that 10-minute session, led by five points from Smith. The Lions held the Owls to 21.4 percent shooting (3-of-18) and owned an 18-5 rebounding advantage.

The lead reached a game-high 34 points when Smith started the final quarter with a 17-footer to make the score 63-29.

Bryn Athyn—who had a season-low 16 turnovers—shot 36.1 percent (26-of-72) from the field, 42.9 percent (6-of-14) from 3-point range. Bryn Mawr finished the game at 33.3 percent (18-of-54) shooting, 0-of-6 from behind the 3-point arc.

Halena Martin had a game-high 21 points on 8-of-26 shooting to lead the Owls.

Bryn Athyn will try to end 2017 on a high note, playing its final game of the calendar year on Sunday, Dec. 17 at Keystone College at 1 p.m.