Grove City runs wins streak to three
ELIZABETHTOWN, PA, January 4, 2002--Senior Stephanie Murphy (Munroe Falls, OH/Stow-Munroe Falls) drilled five 3-pointers as the Grove City Lady Wolverines claimed their third straight victory with an 82-44 rout over Shenandoah University at the Coaches vs. Cancer Blue Jay Classic at Elizabethtown College.
Murphy finished with a game-high 21 points, hitting 5 of 7 from behind the arc. Murphy set the school record for 3-pointers in a game with six last year against Dubuque (IA) on Dec. 28, 2000. She netted a career-high 26 points that night.
Sophomore Leigh LeGare (Copperas Cove, TX/Copperas Cove) and freshman Abby Moose (Mercer ,PA/Mercer) tossed in 10 points each for the Lady Wolverines, who last scored 80 points in a game in an 84-47 home win over Pitt-Bradford Dec. 6, 2000. LeGare and junior Christy Faller (Ijamsville, MD/Urbana) led the team with five rebounds apiece.
Murphy was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player, while Moose earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team.
Grove City (5-6) shot 43 percent from the floor (28-65), while holding Shenandoah (2-6) to 30 percent shooting (15-50).
Box score to be posted Sunday.
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