Lady Titans Fall Short to Wolverines 65-54

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Grove City, Pa. - The Westminster College women's basketball team was leading 31-24 at halftime, however Grove City went on a 13-0 run to start the second half en route to a 65-54 victory. The Titans snapped a three-game winning streak and fell to 7-13 overall and 7-7 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC). The Wolverines improved to 6-15 overall and 5-9 in conference play.

The Titans had the lead for the majority of the first half, but the turnovers caught up with them in the second half. The Titans turned the ball over 17 times compared to the Wolverines' 10 and that helped pace the come from behind win.

The Titans had a strong scoring balance as eight different players scored and four players finished with nine points each. Junior Katie Hughes (Boardman, OH / Cardinal Mooney) led the way with nine points and nine rebounds. Junior Danielle Gilmore (Washington, PA / Trinity) continued her impressive play with nine points, five rebounds, and a game- and career-high seven assists. Senior Emily Dolsak (McDonald, OH / McDonald) added nine points with 4-for-6 shooting.

Freshman Jenna Grandy (Sharpsville, PA / Sharpsville) also chipped in with nine points off the bench for the Titans.

Westminster shot a solid 46% (20-44) from the floor, including 5-11 from behind the three-point arc (46%). The Titans had been getting to the free throw line frequently during their three game winning streak (50-69 for 72%). However, today, Westminster managed just 15 attempts and only made six of them (60%).

Leah Gibson and Megan Gebrosky led the Wolverines with 20 and 17 points, respectively.

The Titans look to start a new winning streak on Wednesday at home vs. Thomas More (Feb. 8).