Lady Rams nipped by Millersville, 60-57

Stephanie Agger
Stephanie Agger

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. – Millersville's Mashira Newman connected on the three-pointer with three seconds remaining to give the host Marauders a non-conference 60-57 win over the Philadelphia University women's basketball team Sunday afternoon.

Guard Stephanie Agger led the Lady Rams (3-2) with a career-high 25 points on 8-16 shooting. Forward Christine Wooding recorded 14 rebounds and 10 points for her fourth consecutive double-double. Forward Taylor Peltzer contributed 10 points.

Millersville (3-0) had four players in double-figures led by Leola Pinkney's 15 points. Aurielle Mosley racked up 17 rebounds and 12 points. Gabrielle Styles had 13 points while Newman finished up with 11.

The Marauders connected on 41.4 percent (24-of-58) of their attempts. Philadelphia hit 34.6 percent (18-of-52) of its shots. Millersville outrebounded Philadelphia, 43-34.

Lady Ram forward Kristen Blye put Philadelphia ahead 47-40 after hitting a pair of free throws with 8:59 left. After Millersville tied the score at 47, Peltzer drained a trey to stop the run and put the Lady Rams ahead 50-47.

Down 52-48, the Marauders scored nine straight points to grab a 57-52 advantage with 42 seconds left. Philadelphia came back to tie the score at 57 with an Agger three-point play and a pair of Peltzer free throws.

In the first half, Philadelphia snapped a deadlock with a 10-2 run to take a game-high eight-point lead (30-22) with 1:50 left.

Philadelphia goes back on the road for a non-conference contest at Lincoln (Pa.) University Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 5:30 p.m.