SEAHAWK WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS
Roger Williams 60, Salve Regina 47
Newport, R.I. - Rodgers Recreation Center
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
NEWPORT, R.I. - Mariah Nicholas (Acushnet, Mass.) came off the bench to lead all scorers with 15 points as Roger Williams University women's basketball defeated Salve Regina University, 60-47, in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Rodgers Recreation Center.
Series and Streaks
Salve Regina leads the all-time series, 48-15, but seven of the 15 wins for Roger Williams have come since 2012. The teams have split the season series for the second time in last three years.
Three Stars of the Game
1 – Roger Williams sophomore Mariah Nicholas (Acushnet, Mass.) - scored a game high 15 points on six of 10 from the floor and three of five from the line.
2 – Roger Williams junior Katie Lowerre (Sharon, Mass.) - added a dozen points and grabbed six rebounds.
3 – Salve Regina junior Jillian Woodward (Orono, Maine) - started and contributed 13 points to lead the Seahawks; made seven of nine free throws.
Key Stat of the Game
Roger Williams converted Salve Regina turnovers (27) into 29 points.
After closing the first quarter with a four-point lead (12-8), Roger Williams outscored Salve Regina 12-3 at the outset of the second quarter. Angelica Ariola (Prospect, Conn.) converted an old-fashioned three-point play to put the visitors up by 13 (24-11) with 4:03 remaining in the first half.
- Roger Williams sophomore Teagan Dunn (Burlington, Conn.) had double-figure rebounds (10) with five at each end of the floor.
- Salve Regina freshman Deanna McCarvell (New London, Conn.) came off the bench to score 11 points, all in less than two minutes of the fourth quarter, to cut the Seahawks' largest deficit (22 points) in half. Salve Regina trailed by just 11 points (51-40) with 4:49 remaining in the game.
- Salve Regina had the edge on the boards, 46-36.
- Neither team shot above 33 percent - Seahawks (14-52; 25.9%) and Hawks (19-58; 32.8%).
"I'd like to give credit to Roger Williams, but I can't - they played terrible. We played much, much worse. It was a terrible game; we both turned the ball over. No matter what we did wrong we were still within striking distance." - Salve Regina head coach Cori Hughes