February 2, 2013
Gibson scores 31 but Wolverines fall
LATROBE, Pa. -- Senior guard Leah Gibson (North Canton, Ohio/Hoover) fired in a career-high 31 points Saturday afternoon but the Grove City College women's basketball team fell at Presidents' Athletic Conference foe Saint Vincent, 93-62, at the Carey Center.
Gibson scored her 31 points on 9-of-17 shooting from the field, including five three-point goals. She also went 8 for 9 at the foul line. Gibson moved into seventh place on Grove City's all-time scoring list with 1,191 career points.
Freshman forward Kathryn Erbelding (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) added 10 points and a team-high eight rebounds in her first collegiate start.
Saint Vincent led 49-33 at halftime and shot 19 of 32 (59 percent) from the floor in the second half to take control of the game. For the game, Saint Vincent (16-5, 12-2 PAC) shot 56 percent (38 of 68) from the field.
Grove City shot 39 percent (22 of 56) from the field. The Wolverines owned a 36-34 edge in rebounds but committed 22 turnovers. Saint Vincent had just 10 turnovers.
Devin McGrath led the Bearcats with 20 points.
Grove City (7-11, 6-8 PAC) will visit conference rival Washington & Jefferson Wednesday at 6 p.m.
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-LEAH GIBSON (2009-) 1,191
8-Brenda Kanar (1983-87) 1,183
9-Carolyn Cochrane (1985-89) 1,153
10-Karin Hendrickson (1995-99) 1,081
11-Rachel McCoy (2004-07) 1,036
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