PHILADELPHIA – The No. 4 University of the Sciences women's basketball team won its third straight Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Southern Division title, and its fourth in five years, with an 84-54 win over Chestnut Hill on Saturday afternoon at Bobby Morgan Arena.
As the CACC South's one seed in the upcoming CACC Tournament, USciences will host Felician – the CACC North's four seed - on Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. in the Quarterfinals.
Thomas was one of two Devils in double-figures with 10 points, to go along with team-highs of five rebounds and four assists. She made three 3-pointers to move into a tie for 10th in the program's single-season history with 59 this year.
McKiernan also had four assists, a new career-best, and scored seven points on 3-of-3 shooting, while Morgan set a new season-high with six points.
Irisa Ye led the way with 18 points in just 14 minutes off the bench, while tying her career-best with four steals.
Mikaela Giuliani blocked two shots to move into a tie for 10th in the program's single-season history with 40.
Shannon May matched game-highs with four assists and a career-best four steals.
University of the Sciences (27-1, 18-1 CACC) had 17 steals, its most in a game since it had 20 in a win at Wilmington on Jan. 12, 2013.
USciences assisted on a season-best 25 of its 28 baskets, en route to setting a new season-high with the 84 points.
The Devils trailed for just 10 seconds as they led 25-14 after 10 minutes of play and 52-25 at the half.