December 28, 2012

Grove City falls to Division II Malone

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Grove City College women's basketball team dropped a 51-36 decision to NCAA Division II foe Malone Friday afternoon at Quicken Loans Arena.

Grove City (3-5) held Malone to 31 percent (21 of 67) shooting from the field, including a 9-for-36 (25 percent) effort in the second half. However, Grove City shot just 30 percent (14 of 47) from the floor.

Senior guard Leah Gibson (North Canton, Ohio/Hoover) paced Grove City with 11 points. She also grabbed seven rebounds and recorded three steals. Freshman forward Ausinette Rodriguez (Frederick, Md./Urbana) added nine points while sophomore center Marie Carroll (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) had six points and seven rebounds.

Logan Pastor led Malone with 16 points and nine rebounds. Malone owned a 42-40 edge in rebounds. Malone also forced 24 Grove City turnovers.

Grove City will visit Chatham Wednesday, January 2 in Presidents' Athletic Conference. Tip-off is 7 p.m.

Box Score

1-Jody Imbrie (1979-83)        2,288
2-Christine Slater (2007-11)   1,634
3-Theresa Berg (1989-93)       1,347
4-Christine Carlson (1987-91)  1,337
5-Beth Lora (1994-98)          1,250
6-Abby Moose (2001-05)         1,209
7-Brenda Kanar (1983-87)       1,183
8-Carolyn Cochrane (1985-89)   1,153
9-Karin Hendrickson (1995-99)  1,081
10-Rachel McCoy (2004-07)      1,036
11-LEAH GIBSON (2009-)         1,025

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