Lady Rams defeat Chestnut Hill, 75-57; Extends winning streak to four

Lady Rams defeat Chestnut Hill, 75-57; Extends winning streak to four

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Center Christine Wooding recorded her 15th double-double of the season to pace the Philadelphia University women's basketball team in a 75-57 victory over visiting Chestnut Hill in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) game Tuesday night in the Gallagher Center.

Wooding had 24 points, 14 rebounds and three blocked shots, all game-highs. A five-time CACC player of the week, Wooding moved up to 12th on the program's all-time rebounding list (689) and 18th on the all-time scoring list (1,194).

Guard Stephanie Agger added 15 points, four assists and three steals for the Lady Rams (18-5, 12-2 CACC). Agger now sits fourth in career steals (212) and seventh in career assists (380). Guard Taylor Peltzer just missed a double-double with 14 points and nine rebounds.

Lindsay Alexander led the Griffins (5-16, 4-10 CACC) with 14 points. Ashlen Stayrook contributed 14 points.

Philadelphia outshot Chestnut Hill, 51.9 percent (28-of-54) to 36.8 percent (25-of-68). The Lady Rams also did a better job on the glass, outrebounding the Griffins 46-27.

The Lady Rams led from start to finish after opening the game on a 17-6 run. The lead grew to 17 when guard Samantha Morris hit a jumper with 3:58 left in the half to make the score 36-19. Philadelphia led at the break 42-32.

Philadelphia opened the second half on a 15-4 run to push the lead out to 59-38. Wooding paced the charge with seven points. A Wooding jumper with 10:14 remaining gave the Lady Rams a game-high 23-point lead at 65-42.

The Lady Rams look for their fifth straight win Thursday, Feb. 9 with a CACC battle at Goldey-Beacom. Goldey-Beacom took the first meeting, 83-80 in overtime, on Jan. 26 in Philadelphia.