DETROIT, Mich. – The (RV) Mount Vernon Nazarene University women’s basketball team (1-1, 0-0 CL) defeated the University of Michigan-Dearborn (1-3, 0-0 WHAC) by a final score of 95-75 on the road on Thursday, November 3.
Dearborn played inspired ball in the first half, as the Wolverines clawed themselves back into the game before halftime. Despite an inconsistent first half, MVNU held a 39-35 lead at the break. Dearborn came out strong as it went on a quick 5-0 run to start the third quarter. MVNU decided to pick up the defensive pressure, which helped it reclaim the lead heading into the fourth. A big three by Emily Walker to end the period put the Lady Cougars up 66-59.
The momentum from Walker’s three carried over into the fourth quarter. The defensive intensity continued to pick up, and MVNU was able to deliver the knockout punches that it needed to extend its lead. In the end, MVNU walked out of the gym with a 95-75 road victory.
Inside the Box Score
Peyton Davis had 21 points for MVNU. The transfer from Wingate University went 6-11 from the field and 9-9 from the line. She grabbed four rebounds.
Angela Roshak picked up her second double-double of the season in as many games for the Lady Cougars. Roshak had 21 points on 10-14 shooting. The freshman grabbed 10 rebounds.
Maggie Coe had 14 points on 5-12 shooting from the field. The senior went 4-8 from deep.
Maria Dobson had eight points on 4-6 shooting from the floor. She also grabbed three rebounds and had two steals.
The Lady Cougars are back in action on Saturday, November 5 as they host Tiffin University at 1:00pm.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education both in-seat and online to nearly 2,000 students from 25 states and 11 foreign countries.