News From Terre Haute, Indiana

December 19, 2012

Metro roundup: Shaner leads Woods to victory

Staff report
The Tribune-Star

RICHMOND — Brittany Shaner had 25 points to lead Saint Mary-of-the-Woods to a 85-72 women's basketball victory at Earlham on Tuesday night.

Kristina Bruce added 13, while Brandi McDaniel added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Pomeroys, who improved to 3-9 on the season.



SMWC (85) — Allen 4-10 1-2 9, Shaner 8-13 6-7 25, Bruce 5-9 3-5 13, Weaver 3-6 2-7 8, McDaniel 4-7 2-3 10, Kelly 1-3 2-2 4, Metheny 1-2 1-2 3, Lopez 2-3 2-6 6, McKemie 1-2 2-5 4, Rittinger 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 30-58 FG, 21-39 FT, 85 TP.

EARLHAM (72) — Sells 2-9 0-2 4, Spay 4-13 1-2 9, Bryant-Williams 2-5 1-2 5, Long 2-5 3-5 7, Sneed 10-27 3-3 23, Watt 7-14 4-8 18, Brown 2-6 1-4 5, Cunningham 0-3 1-2 1, Altman 0-1 0-0 0, Hayden 0-3 0-0 0, Cox 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-86 FG, 14-28 FT, 72 TP.

Halftime score — SMWC 37, EU 29. Rebounds — SMWC 24 (McDaniel 7, Bruce 6, Rittinger 6), EC 59 (Long 11, Brown 11). Steals — SMWC 11 (Shaner 3), EC 19 (Watt 5). Turnovers — SMWC 29, EC 26.



In other women’s college basketball Tuesday:

Marian 74, Rose-Hulman 49 — Marian University shot 55 percent from the field and placed four players in double figures to top Rose-Hulman in Hulbert Arena.

The NAIA Knights improved to 9-3 on the year with an attack led by 17 points from Kaylee Walters.  Whitley Emerson and Lakan Hasser-Smith scored 11 points each, with Adrienne Sahm adding 10 points for Marian.

Freshman Addie Johnson paced the Rose-Hulman scoring effort with 14 points and four rebounds. Junior Kelsey Ploof added 10 points and four rebounds.

Marian jumped out to a 14-2 lead, before Rose-Hulman whittled the deficit down to 22-17 at the 5:53 mark of the first half. Ploof, Evers and a three-pointer by Johnson keyed the Engineers’ spurt.

Marian answered with 11 straight points, then hit 11-of-13 to open the second half and secure their ninth win.

Rose-Hulman stands 3-6 for the season and travels to nationally No. 1-ranked DePauw University on Dec. 29.