PHILADELPHIA – The No. 9 University of the Sciences women's basketball team held Georgian Court scoreless for the first 5:22 en route to running past the Lions, 69-49, in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) contest inside of Bobby Morgan Arena on Wednesday evening.
After going ahead 10-0 5:03 in, USciences would lead by double-digits the remainder of the evening outside a 25-second stretch, including being up 19-3 after the opening quarter.
Alex Thomas made 6-of-7 3-pointers as part of her game-high 22 points – on 8-of-11 shooting - to move into second in program history with 207 trifectas for her career. She also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds.
University of the Sciences made a season-best 14 3-pointers.
Colleen Walsh had three of her own to move into third in program history with 204 for her career.
Irisa Ye was also in double-figures with 11 points, to go along with five rebounds, five assists and two blocks.
Taylor Hamm led USciences with a season-high six assists, while also tying Thomas for the team lead with seven boards.
Also with seven caroms was Jordan Vitelli, who tied her season-best for a second straight game.
Notably, Shannon May dished out a career-best five assists, while also scoring five points to fall one short of her career-high.
As a team, University of the Sciences reached the 20-assist plateau for the fourth time this season.
The Devils wrap up their three-game week with a 1 p.m. tip on Saturday at CACC North leader Dominican.