PITTSBURGH, PA – The La Roche women's basketball team extended their win-streak to five games after defeating Westminster 72-47 in non-conference action on Wednesday night.
The Lady Redhawks overcame a slow start and went on a 22-4 run at the end of the half to enter the locker-room up a 36-20. Sabrina McLin paced La Roche with 15 first half points on 6 of 7 shooting and the team forced 19 Westminster turnovers.
The visiting Titans got within twelve with 9:45 left to play but La Roche responded with an 11-0 run to put things away. LaShauna Brothers sparked the run with a deep three-pointer and the Lady Redhawks followed with three consecutive steals.
McLin, the AMCC's Player of the Week, led all scorers with 25 points and went 6 for 6 from the free throw line. Mackenzie O'Donnell finished with 15 points to register her fifth straight game in double-figures. Brothers contributed 11 points and 9 rebounds while Danasha Harris and Demetria Coleman each totaled 8 rebounds.
The Lady Redhawks will travel to Mt. Union (Defiance, OH) on Saturday in a rematch of their 2012 NCAA Tournament First Round game. Tip-off is 3PM.