NEWARK, Del. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's basketball team (15-2, 8-1 CACC) dominated the Wilmington Wildcats (5-12, 2-7 CACC) on the road at the WU Sports Complex in Newark, Del. on Tuesday by a final of 92-49.
It marks the second time this season that the Rams scored 90-plus points (Dec. 30, vs. Goldey-Beacom, W, 94-55).
Jefferson shot a season-high 55.2%, making 32-of-58 from the floor including season-bests of 66.7% from three-point range and 16 made three-pointers. Five Rams finished the victory in double figures while a total of 12 had at least one point.
Senior Rachel Day led the Rams with 21 points in the win. The Horsham, Pennsylvania native knocked down 6-of-10 shooting including 4-of-7 from beyond the arc. Day also went 5-of-6 from the free-throw line. The guard now has 217 three-pointers in her career and needs 12 more to become the school's all-time record holder for made three-pointers.
Redshirt sophomore Alynna Williams went 5-of-5 from the floor including 3-of-3 from deep for 13 points on the night with four assists and a steal.
Redshirt junior Erin Maher scored 11 points with nine rebounds and a block.
Fellow classmate Jessica Kaminski covered all ends of the floor with 10 points, nine rebounds, six assists, three steals and one block.
Jefferson jumped out to a 10-point lead after the first quarter, 25-15, before holding Wilmington to just four points in the second while scoring 29 themselves to take a 54-19 advantage at the break. Jefferson shot 61.3% (19-of-31) in the first half while holding the Wildcats to 31.0% (9-of-29).
All five Jefferson starters played under 11 minutes in the second half. The Rams outscored the Wildcat bench, 29-15, in the contest.
Jefferson also dominated the glass, 47-27, in the win while assisting on 24 of their 32 field goals.
Over the last three games, Jefferson has team averages of 22.3 assists and 28.6 made field goals for a +22.3 margin of victory.
The Jefferson women and men now host Concordia (N.Y.) on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. from the Gallagher Center.