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No. 4 Thomas More Defeats Marietta, 81-75, to Remain Undefeated

No. 4 Thomas More Defeats Marietta, 81-75, to Remain Undefeated

(MARIETTA, Ohio) – The fourth-ranked Thomas More University women's basketball team remained undefeated as it defeated Marietta College, 81-75, tonight (Wednesday, December 5, 2018) at Ban Johnson Arena in Marietta, Ohio.  The Saints improved to 9-0, while the Pioneers fell to 5-2.

  • Thomas More shot 54.9 percent from the field as it connected on a 28-of-51 shots.
  • The Saints were 50 percent from behind the three-point arc as they were 10-of-20.
  • Marietta led by as many as six points in the first half and pulled within three points with 1:23 to play in the game.
  • Thomas More led by 16 points in the second half.
  • The Saints had five players finish in double-digit scoring.
  • Senior guard Madison Temple (Cincinnati, Ohio/Anderson) finished the game with 19 points, six rebounds, five assists and three blocked shots.
  • Junior guard Kaela Saner (Florence, Ky./Boone County) had 16 points in the game and was four-of-six from behind the arc.
  • Sophomore guard Briana McNutt (Maysville, Ky./Mason County) had 13 points.
  • Senior guard Kelly Clapper (Newark, Ohio/Newark Catholic) finished with 11 points.
  • Junior forward Emily Schultz (Melbourne, Ky./Bishop Brossart) tallied 10 points.

  • Thomas More will fly to Walla Walla, Washington to compete in the Kim Evanger Raney Classic on Friday and Saturday (December 7 and 8).  The Saints will play Whitworth University on Friday at 7 p.m. Eastern/4 p.m. Pacific and the host Whitman College on Saturday at 7 p.m. Eastern/4 p.m. Pacific.