Women’s Basketball Pulls Away from Goldey-Beacom, 94-55, to finish 6-0 December

Women’s Basketball Pulls Away from Goldey-Beacom, 94-55, to finish 6-0 December

PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's basketball team (12-1, 5-0 CACC) grabbed a 39-point win over the Goldey-Beacom Lightning (4-9, 2-2 CACC) by a final of 94-55 from the Gallagher Center on Saturday afternoon.

The victory helped Jefferson finish the month of December with a perfect 6-0 record as the squad moved to 12-1 on the season and 5-0 in conference play.

The offensive outpouring came as the Rams' first time scoring at least 94 points since Feb. 22, 2014 against Concordia (W, 94-67).

Five Rams finished in double figures including Alynna Williams (20), Rachel Day (19), Jessica Kaminski (18), Beverly Kum (13) and Erin Maher (10).

Day ended up with a game-high seven assists while Kaminski and Kum each grabbed a team-high six boards.

Jefferson held a 21-13 edge after the first quarter and a big second quarter helped the Rams take a 48-24 lead at halftime.

Day scored 13 of her 19 on the day in the first half, connecting on 3-of-4 from three-point range in the opening 20 minutes.

Jefferson could not miss in the second half, shooting 52.9-percent in the third quarter and 75.0-percent in the fourth to finish 35-of-70 on the afternoon. It came as the Rams' first game of the season shooting 50.0-percent from the floor.

The Rams outscored the Lightning 46-31 in the second half and led by as many as 41 with just under six minutes to play in the final quarter.

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Jefferson returns to action on the road at USciences on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 1 p.m.