PSU Women’s Basketball defeats Eastern Nazarene

Panthers record first win of season; home opener Tuesday

              BRUNSWICK, Maine – Juniors Colleen O'Hara and Sam Monohon combined for 30 points and 16 rebounds Saturday afternoon to lead the Plymouth State University women's basketball team to a 58-48 victory over Eastern Nazarene College in the consolation game of the Bowdoin Tip-Off Tournament.

              O'Hara scored a team-high 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds, making 7-of-10 shots from the field and 3-of-6 from three-point range, while Monohon scored 13 points and collected a team-high nine boards.  PSU rebounded from a lopsided loss to Bowdoin in Friday's opening round to pick up its first win of the season (1-2).


            Monohon was named to the All-Tournament team for Plymouth State while Alexis Malloy led all scorers with 20 points and was chosen from Eastern Nazarene, which drops to1-2.

              Leading 29-28 at halftime, PSU came out of the locker room and took control, outscoring the Lions 18-6 over the first eight minutes.  O'Hara hit a pair of three-pointers in the rally and junior Katie Seraikas made one.  The Panthers maintained the double-digit margin most of the rest of the way, with ENC getting no closer than eight points.

              PSU returns home to host Castleton State College on Tuesday in the home opener at Foley Gymnasium (5:30 p.m.)

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