Sheehan leads Saint Joe’s to victory
Mary Sheehan had the best game of her college basketball career Sunday.
The three-time All-Delco from Cardinal O’Hara poured in 14 points as Saint Joseph’s defeated George Washington, 41-38. Sheehan, a sophomore, hit a game-high four 3-point field goals for the Hawks (8-15), who shot 6-for-24 from beyond the arc.
Redshirt freshman Kelly Jekot made a layup with 5:17 left in the fourth quarter to put the Hawks in front to stay.
Bonner & Prendergast grad Alyssa Monaghan, the 2015 Daily Times Player of the Year, chipped in with eight points, seven assists and five rebounds. Katie Mayock (Conestoga) added eight points and two blocks. DREXEL 58, DELAWARE 41 >> Make it eight straight victories for the Dragons (16-5).
Bailey Greenberg led the way with 23 points and seven rebounds She is the first Dragon to score 20 or more points in four consecutive games since Gabriela Marginean had a streak of nine games from Dec.
21, 2009 through Jan. 21,
2010. Greenberg was 9-for18 from the floor and has shot at least 50 percent in all four games.
Cardinal O’Hara product Hannah Nihill, a two-time Daily Times Player of the Year, added 12 points and a pair of steals. Aubree Brown tossed in seven points and snared five rebounds, while Keishana Washington contributed six points and two steals.
Drexel’s winning streak, which began at Delaware Jan. 13, is tied for fifth longest in program history. It is the third eight-game winning streak the Dragons have had. Drexel also has two nine-game winning streaks and two 16game winning streaks in its annals.
MARQUETTE 93, VILLANOVA
55 >> The Wildcats (158) were no match for the eighth-ranked team in the nation, which shot 52 percent from the floor (35-for67) and owned a 51-26 rebounding advantage. Jannah Tucker (15 points), Mary Gedaka (12) and Kelly Jekot (11) all reached double figures in scoring for Villanova.
SAINT LOUIS 69, LA SALLE 58 >> Jeryn Reese scored a teamhigh 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Explorers (3-21, 1-10 A-10). Sofilia Ngwafang added nine points and freshmen Janay Sanders and Kayla Spruill dropped in eight apiece.