Wed, Nov/14 Final
28 Va. Wesleyan
53 vs. Salisbury
Fri, Nov/16 Final
48 Albright
69 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Nov/17 Final
71 Salisbury
64 at Gwynedd Mercy
Tue, Nov/20 Final
54 Stevenson
69 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Nov/28 Final
46 Salisbury
56 at Marymount (Va.)
Sat, Dec/01 Final
59 Salisbury
51 at St. Mary's (Md.)
Wed, Dec/05 Final
61 Catholic
47 vs. Salisbury
Fri, Dec/07 Final
61 Salisbury
52 at Elizabethtown
Sun, Dec/09 Final
64 Salisbury
47 at Wesley
Sat, Dec/15 Final
78 Salisbury
54 at Neumann
Wed, Dec/19 Final
42 Salisbury
53 vs. Randolph-Macon
Thu, Dec/20 Final
70 Salisbury
56 vs. Cabrini
Sat, Jan/05 Final
49 Penn State-Harrisburg
57 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/09 Final
57 Salisbury
48 at Mary Washington
Sat, Jan/12 Final
50 Salisbury
66 at Southern Virginia
Wed, Jan/16 Final
65 York (Pa.)
73 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Jan/19 Final
56 Frostburg State
52 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/23 Final
58 Salisbury
80 at Chris. Newport
Sat, Jan/26 Final
25 St. Mary's (Md.)
53 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/30 Final
41 Mary Washington
49 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/02 Final
65 Salisbury
42 at Penn State-Harrisburg
Wed, Feb/06 Final
62 Salisbury
72 at York (Pa.)
Sat, Feb/09 Final - OT
67 Southern Virginia
60 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Feb/13 Final
81 Chris. Newport
45 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/16 Final
51 Salisbury
47 at Frostburg State
Tue, Feb/19 Final
48 CAC No. 6 York (Pa.)
67 vs. CAC No. 3 Salisbury
Thu, Feb/21 Final
60 CAC No. 3 Salisbury
66 at CAC No. 2 Southern Virginia
Sat, Nov/09 Final
80 Muhlenberg
66 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Nov/12 Final
59 Salisbury
46 at Va. Wesleyan
Thu, Nov/14 Final
57 Salisbury
63 at Widener
Sat, Nov/16 Final
59 Salisbury
75 vs. No. 13 DeSales
Sun, Nov/17 Final
80 Salisbury
34 vs. Mt. Aloysius
Wed, Nov/20 Final
61 No. 14 Marymount (Va.)
48 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Nov/26 Final
36 Wesley
79 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Dec/03 Final
74 Salisbury
39 at Catholic
Sat, Dec/07 Final
44 Neumann
83 vs. Salisbury
Sun, Dec/15 Final
76 Salisbury
41 at Goucher
Wed, Dec/18 Final
76 Salisbury
85 vs. Misericordia
Thu, Dec/19 Final
70 Salisbury
33 vs. Elmira
Sun, Dec/29 Final
63 Salisbury
72 vs. Wis.-Stout
Mon, Dec/30 Final
63 No. 20 Bethel (Minn.)
43 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Jan/11 Final
55 Salisbury
67 at Southern Virginia
Wed, Jan/15 Final
63 Salisbury
72 at Mary Washington
Sat, Jan/18 Final
55 St. Mary's (Md.)
82 vs. Salisbury
Mon, Jan/20 Final
46 Salisbury
47 at Stevenson
Sat, Jan/25 Final
75 Chris. Newport
68 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/29 Final
67 York (Pa.)
53 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/01 Final
93 Salisbury
59 at St. Mary's (Md.)
Wed, Feb/05 Final
53 Salisbury
60 at York (Pa.)
Sat, Feb/08 Final
45 Southern Virginia
53 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/15 Final
68 Salisbury
72 at Chris. Newport
Wed, Feb/19 Final
49 Mary Washington
55 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/22 4:30 PM
Southern Virginia
vs. Salisbury
Wed, Feb/26 TBA
Southern Virginia
vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/29 TBA
TBA
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Women’s basketball unable to overcome late scoring surge in loss to Mary Washington

Women’s basketball unable to overcome late scoring surge in loss to Mary Washington

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Salisbury University women's basketball team battled Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) rival Mary Washington on the road Wednesday night, but a late scoring surge by the hosts doomed the Sea Gulls as they fell to the Eagles, 72-63.

THE RUNDOWN

Final Score: Mary Washington 72, Salisbury 63

Records: Salisbury (7-9, 0-2 CAC) | Mary Washington (13-3, 2-0 CAC)

Location: William M. Anderson Center – Fredericksburg, Va.

BOX SCORE

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Mary Washington's Emily Thompson put her team ahead 9-6 in the early going on a three-pointer with 5:30 to play in the first quarter.
  • However, an 8-3 Salisbury run which began with back-to-back layups by Kaylee Otlowski and finished with an Amber Onyekwere layup at the buzzer handed the Sea Gulls a 14-12 lead through the opening 10 minutes.
  • The Eagles stole back the lead to begin the second quarter with an 8-4 run that was capped by a Faith St. Clair jumper with 4:57 remaining in the half for a 20-18 lead.
  • The Sea Gulls matched with a 7-4 run in the final minutes that featured back-to-back three-pointers by Kolby Brown and Dalina Julien to take a 25-24 edge into halftime.
  • Mary Washington tied the game with 6:10 remaining in the third quarter on another Thompson three-pointer, knotting the game at 34-34.
  • The maroon and gold finished out the quarter with a strong 15-8 run highlighted by a Kylie Webb three-pointer with 57 seconds left on the clock to take a 49-44 lead into the final frame.
  • The Eagles bounced back with a 6-0 scoring run in the first 90 seconds of the fourth quarter to re-take the lead at 50-49.
  • Salisbury kept the game close as three-pointers by Julien and Lauren Fortescue held the deficit to only one at 61-60 with 4:04 to play. However, the Eagles caught fire in the closing minutes with an 11-3 run that sealed the Mary Washington victory, 72-63.

GAME NOTES

  • Emily Dilger led the scoring for the Sea Gulls, tallying 14 points while adding four rebounds and an assist.
  • Lauren Fortescue notched 12 points while dishing out a team-high five assists and five rebounds.
  • Kaylee Otlowski matched Fortescue's five rebounds while adding nine points and a pair of blocks.
  • Mary Washington made the most from its trips to the free throw line, going 24-for-30 (80.0%) while Salisbury went 11-for-16 (68.8%)
  • The Eagles also edged the Sea Gulls from the field, shooting 50.0 percent while holding Salisbury to 43.4 percent on the night.

UP NEXT

  • The team will host CAC opponent St. Mary's (Md.) in its CAC home opener on Saturday, January 18th beginning at 2 p.m.
  • Live Stats and Video will be available during the game.