Women's Basketball Dominates Conference Road Win at Wilmington, 92-49

Women's Basketball Dominates Conference Road Win at Wilmington, 92-49

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 got 29 points off the bench from including 11 from redshirt freshman Caitlyn Cunningham and nine from sophomore Alexandra Warren. In total, seven bench players scored in the win.

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.