Wed, Nov/14 Final
Women's Basketball
28 Va. Wesleyan
53 vs. Salisbury
Fri, Nov/16 Final
Women's Basketball
48 Albright
69 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Nov/17 Final
Women's Basketball
71 Salisbury
64 at Gwynedd Mercy
Tue, Nov/20 Final
Women's Basketball
54 Stevenson
69 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Nov/28 Final
Women's Basketball
46 Salisbury
56 at Marymount (Va.)
Sat, Dec/01 Final
Women's Basketball
59 Salisbury
51 at St. Mary's (Md.)
Wed, Dec/05 Final
Women's Basketball
61 Catholic
47 vs. Salisbury
Fri, Dec/07 Final
Women's Basketball
61 Salisbury
52 at Elizabethtown
Sun, Dec/09 Final
Women's Basketball
64 Salisbury
47 at Wesley
Sat, Dec/15 Final
Women's Basketball
78 Salisbury
54 at Neumann
Wed, Dec/19 Final
Women's Basketball
42 Salisbury
53 vs. Randolph-Macon
Thu, Dec/20 Final
Women's Basketball
70 Salisbury
56 vs. Cabrini
Sat, Jan/05 Final
Women's Basketball
49 Penn State-Harrisburg
57 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/09 Final
Women's Basketball
57 Salisbury
48 at Mary Washington
Sat, Jan/12 Final
Women's Basketball
50 Salisbury
66 at Southern Virginia
Wed, Jan/16 Final
Women's Basketball
65 York (Pa.)
73 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Jan/19 Final
Women's Basketball
56 Frostburg State
52 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/23 Final
Women's Basketball
58 Salisbury
80 at Chris. Newport
Sat, Jan/26 Final
Women's Basketball
25 St. Mary's (Md.)
53 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/30 Final
Women's Basketball
41 Mary Washington
49 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/02 Final
Women's Basketball
65 Salisbury
42 at Penn State-Harrisburg
Wed, Feb/06 Final
Women's Basketball
62 Salisbury
72 at York (Pa.)
Sat, Feb/09 Final - OT
Women's Basketball
67 Southern Virginia
60 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Feb/13 Final
Women's Basketball
81 Chris. Newport
45 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/16 Final
Women's Basketball
51 Salisbury
47 at Frostburg State
Tue, Feb/19 Final
Women's Basketball
48 CAC No. 6 York (Pa.)
67 vs. CAC No. 3 Salisbury
Thu, Feb/21 Final
Women's Basketball
60 CAC No. 3 Salisbury
66 at CAC No. 2 Southern Virginia
Sat, Nov/09 Final
Women's Basketball
80 Muhlenberg
66 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Nov/12 Final
Women's Basketball
59 Salisbury
46 at Va. Wesleyan
Thu, Nov/14 Final
Women's Basketball
57 Salisbury
63 at Widener
Sat, Nov/16 Final
Women's Basketball
59 Salisbury
75 vs. No. 13 DeSales
Sun, Nov/17 Final
Women's Basketball
80 Salisbury
34 vs. Mt. Aloysius
Wed, Nov/20 Final
Women's Basketball
61 No. 14 Marymount (Va.)
48 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Nov/26 Final
Women's Basketball
36 Wesley
79 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Dec/03 Final
Women's Basketball
74 Salisbury
39 at Catholic
Sat, Dec/07 Final
Women's Basketball
44 Neumann
83 vs. Salisbury
Sun, Dec/15 Final
Women's Basketball
76 Salisbury
41 at Goucher
Wed, Dec/18 Final
Women's Basketball
76 Salisbury
85 vs. Misericordia
Thu, Dec/19 Final
Women's Basketball
70 Salisbury
33 vs. Elmira
Sun, Dec/29 Final
Women's Basketball
63 Salisbury
72 vs. Wis.-Stout
Mon, Dec/30 Final
Women's Basketball
63 No. 20 Bethel (Minn.)
43 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Jan/11 Final
Women's Basketball
55 Salisbury
67 at Southern Virginia
Wed, Jan/15 Final
Women's Basketball
63 Salisbury
72 at Mary Washington
Sat, Jan/18 Final
Women's Basketball
55 St. Mary's (Md.)
82 vs. Salisbury
Mon, Jan/20 Final
Women's Basketball
46 Salisbury
47 at Stevenson
Sat, Jan/25 Final
Women's Basketball
75 Chris. Newport
68 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/29 Final
Women's Basketball
67 York (Pa.)
53 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/01 Final
Women's Basketball
93 Salisbury
59 at St. Mary's (Md.)
Wed, Feb/05 Final
Women's Basketball
53 Salisbury
60 at York (Pa.)
Sat, Feb/08 Final
Women's Basketball
45 Southern Virginia
53 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/15 Final
Women's Basketball
68 Salisbury
72 at Chris. Newport
Wed, Feb/19 Final
Women's Basketball
49 Mary Washington
55 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/22 Final
Women's Basketball
43 Southern Virginia
63 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Feb/26 Final
Women's Basketball
63 Salisbury
76 at Chris. Newport
Mon, Jan/25 Final
Women's Basketball
79 Salisbury
54 at Montclair St.
Sat, Jan/30 Final
Women's Basketball
41 Va. Wesleyan
75 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Feb/02 Postponed
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Lancaster Bible
Thu, Feb/04 Final
Women's Basketball
77 Salisbury
32 at Lancaster Bible
Sat, Feb/06 Cancelled
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Randolph-Macon
Mon, Feb/08 Final
Women's Basketball
76 Salisbury
43 at St. Mary's (Md.)
Sat, Feb/13 Cancelled
Women's Basketball
Lancaster Bible
vs. Salisbury
Wed, Feb/17 Final
Women's Basketball
62 St. Mary's (Md.)
83 vs. Salisbury
Mon, Feb/22 Final
Women's Basketball
39 Marymount (Va.)
57 vs. Salisbury
Mon, Feb/22 Cancelled
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Mary Washington
Wed, Nov/10 Final
Women's Basketball
80 Salisbury
54 at Va. Wesleyan
Fri, Nov/12 Final
Women's Basketball
53 Messiah
44 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Nov/13 Final
Women's Basketball
73 Salisbury
52 vs. Penn St.-Lehigh Val.
Tue, Nov/16 Final
Women's Basketball
66 Catholic
51 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Nov/20 Final
Women's Basketball
40 Goucher
96 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Nov/23 Final
Women's Basketball
55 Stevenson
84 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Nov/27 Final
Women's Basketball
74 Rowan
79 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Dec/01 Final
Women's Basketball
66 Salisbury
47 at Marymount (Va.)
Sat, Dec/04 Final
Women's Basketball
65 Salisbury
59 at Muhlenberg
Sat, Dec/11 Final
Women's Basketball
46 Randolph-Macon
68 vs. Salisbury
Mon, Dec/20 Final - OT
Women's Basketball
67 William Smith
70 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Dec/21 Final
Women's Basketball
52 Pfeiffer
73 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Dec/29 Cancelled
Women's Basketball
Williams
vs. Salisbury
Thu, Dec/30 Cancelled
Women's Basketball
Hanover
vs. Salisbury
Tue, Jan/04 Postponed
Women's Basketball
Montclair St.
vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/05 Final
Women's Basketball
68 Salisbury
55 at Lancaster Bible
Sat, Jan/08 Final
Women's Basketball
64 Salisbury
47 at Ursinus
Tue, Jan/18 Final
Women's Basketball
55 Salisbury
63 at Scranton
Sat, Jan/22 Final
Women's Basketball
63 Chris. Newport
57 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/26 Final
Women's Basketball
74 Salisbury
59 at Neumann
Fri, Jan/28 Final
Women's Basketball
53 Eastern
71 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Feb/01 Final
Women's Basketball
46 Washington Adventist
64 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/05 Final
Women's Basketball
48 Salisbury
43 at Mary Washington
Mon, Feb/07 Final
Women's Basketball
55 Salisbury
50 at Brooklyn
Sat, Feb/12 Final
Women's Basketball
75 Salisbury
40 at Cabrini
Wed, Feb/16 Final
Women's Basketball
76 Mary Washington
81 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/19 Final
Women's Basketball
62 Salisbury
76 at Chris. Newport
Thu, Feb/24 Final
Women's Basketball
47 Pratt
79 vs. Salisbury
Fri, Feb/25 Final
Women's Basketball
53 Salisbury
66 at UC Santa Cruz
Fri, Mar/04 Final
Women's Basketball
54 Salisbury
66 vs. Baldwin Wallace
Wed, Nov/09 6:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Va. Wesleyan
vs. Salisbury
Fri, Nov/11 TBA
Women's Basketball
TBA
vs. Salisbury
Fri, Nov/11 8:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Carnegie Mellon
vs. Salisbury
Sat, Nov/12 TBA
Women's Basketball
TBA
vs. Salisbury
Wed, Nov/16 6:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Catholic
Sat, Nov/19 TBA
Women's Basketball
TBA
vs. Salisbury
Sat, Nov/19 6:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Roanoke
Sun, Nov/20 TBA
Women's Basketball
TBA
vs. Salisbury
Sun, Nov/20 1:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Hollins
vs. Salisbury
Tue, Nov/22 6:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Stevenson
Sat, Nov/26 2:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Rowan
Wed, Nov/30 6:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Elizabethtown
Sat, Dec/03 1:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Lebanon Valley
Mon, Dec/05 7:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Gwynedd Mercy
Wed, Dec/07 5:30 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Goucher
Sat, Dec/10 12:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Marymount (Va.)
vs. Salisbury
Thu, Dec/29 TBA
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Oglethorpe
Fri, Dec/30 3:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at LaGrange
Mon, Jan/02 1:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Franklin & Marshall
vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/04 5:30 PM
Women's Basketball
Lancaster Bible
vs. Salisbury
Sat, Jan/07 2:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Cabrini
vs. Salisbury
Sat, Jan/14 1:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Chris. Newport
Sat, Jan/21 3:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Mary Washington
vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/25 6:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Eastern
Wed, Feb/01 6:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Shenandoah
Tue, Feb/07 6:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Randolph-Macon
Sat, Feb/11 2:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Chris. Newport
vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/18 1:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Salisbury
at Mary Washington
Thu, Feb/23 TBA
Women's Basketball
TBA
vs. Salisbury
Fri, Feb/24 TBA
Women's Basketball
TBA
vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/25 TBA
Women's Basketball
TBA
vs. Salisbury
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Smothering defense leads Women’s Basketball past UMW, 48-43

Smothering defense leads Women’s Basketball past UMW, 48-43

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Salisbury University women's basketball team parlayed a smothering defensive effort into a come-from-behind 48-43 victory over the Mary Washington Eagles on Saturday afternoon at the William M. Anderson Center.

BOX SCORE

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • After ceding the first four points of the game, Jada Welbon got the Sea Gulls on the board with a three-pointer at the 7:56 mark of the first quarter. A minute and a half later she sank a jumper to put SU up 5-4.
  • The Eagles held their guests off the board for the rest of the quarter. Megan Baxter drilled a triple that put Mary Washington back up 7-5 and kickstarted a 12-0 run over the final 4:59 of the first. Molly Sharman's field goal with 38 seconds to go in the period capped the surge and gave UMW a 16-5 advantage.
  • Karissa Highlander opened the second quarter with a layup to build the Eagle lead to 18-5. Kaylee Otlowski responded with a jumper to break up the long drought and start a 7-0 Sea Gull counter. Hailey Ader sank one-of-two at the free throw line and followed it up with a layup, then Otlowski sank another jumper to get SU back within 18-12 at the 5:12 mark.
  • Bri Harper answered for UMW with a triple to make it 21-12 at the 2:53 mark, but Salisbury put together another seven in a row to trim the deficit even further. Lauren Fortescue and Abby Wilkinson nailed jumpers in quick succession, then Welbon knocked down a three with 17 seconds left to make it 21-19. Ashley Martin beat the clock for a trey at the other end, though, and Mary Washington took a two-possession lead at 24-19 into halftime.
  • Martin opened the third quarter with a layup to make it 26-19 Eagles, but from there Salisbury locked in and began breaking the game open the other way. Otlowski sank two free throws, then Emily Dilger poured in a layup to get it back to one possession. After a Fortescue free throw, Otlowski tied it at 26-26 with a jumper at the 6:21 mark.
  • Kylie Webb's three at the 5:28 mark gave the Sea Gulls their first lead since the first quarter at 29-26, and Dilger finished off the 12-0 SU run with two free throws to make it 31-26 with 4:55 to go. Both teams went cold for the rest of the third but the Sea Gulls entered the fourth up 33-28 on the back of a 14-4 quarter.
  • Salisbury came out firing in the fourth quarter as Dilger hit a jumper and Webb a trey to build the lead to 38-28 at the 8:46 mark. Points were hard to come by for both sides through the middle portion of the fourth, but the Sea Gulls held steady and led 43-34 with 2:36 to go.
  • From there the Eagles came storming back. Harper began the run at the 2:21 mark with a jumper, then Baxter drained a three to make it 43-39. After UMW got a stop, Baxter hit one-of-two to make it a one-possession game at 43-40 with 1:10 to go.
  • Salisbury turned it over with 38 seconds left, giving Mary Washington a chance to tie, but Sydney Sherman missed a jumper that ended up in the arms of Otlowski for the rebound. Both teams hit one-of-two on successive trips to the line, then Fortescue sank both of her foul shots to put SU up two possessions at 46-41 with 28 seconds to go.
  • Fortescue hit one more at the line with 19 seconds left, then after Harper's jumper made it 47-43, Webb hit one-of-two from the stripe, giving the Sea Gulls a 48-43 lead that would prove to be the game's final margin.

SALISBURY GAME NOTES

  • Jada Welbon led the Sea Gull attack with 10 points (4-of-10) and took away four steals. She also added two rebounds and two assists and played all 40 minutes of the game.
  • Kaylee Otlowski narrowly missed a double-double, scoring nine points (3-of-13) with nine boards.
  • Lauren Fortescue netted eight points, while Kylie Webb contributed seven. Emily Dilger and Hailey Ader chipped in six points each.
  • The Sea Gulls shot a season-low 24.1 percent (14-of-58) from the floor but made up for it at the free throw line, sinking 72.7 percent (16-of-22) of their foul shots.
  • Salisbury forced a staggering 26 Eagle turnovers, notching 14 steals in the process. Webb and Welbon combined for nine of SU's 14 swipes.

MARY WASHINGTON GAME NOTES

  • Bri Harper scored 10 points (4-of-12) to lead the Eagles off the bench.
  • Ashley Martin netted nine points with seven rebounds, while Megan Baxter added eight points.
  • The Eagles shot a mere 31.3 percent (15-of-48) from the floor, going 5-of-18 (27.8 percent) from three-point range and 8-of-15 (53.3 percent) from the charity stripe.
  • UMW outrebounded the Sea Gulls 45-36, though the two teams were an even 12-12 on the offensive glass.

UP NEXT

  • The Sea Gulls head up to Midwood/Flatbush in New York City for a Monday night showdown at Brooklyn College.
  • Tipoff from West Quad Gymnasium is slated for 5 p.m.

Salisbury University is a proud member of NCAA Division III with primary membership in the Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference, along with the New Jersey Athletic Conference for football and the Metropolitan Swimming and Diving Conference for men's and women's swimming. With over 500 student-athletes in 21 varsity sports, SU is recognized as one of the most competitive intercollegiate athletics programs regardless of division, and dedicated coaches and staff that foster excellence on-and-off the field. The Sea Gulls have celebrated 22 team national championships, 24 individual national champions, 186 conference championships and 41 Academic All-Americans.

To learn more about the tradition of excellence with Sea Gull Athletics, visit www.SUSeaGulls.com or on social media @SUSeaGulls.