Wildcats Stopped by # 10 Monks 99-75

Wildcats Stopped by # 10 Monks 99-75

STANDISH, Maine – A second-quarter run by Saint Joseph's College of Maine was too much for the Johnson & Wales University women's basketball team to overcome in the quarterfinals of the GNAC Tournament on Tuesday. The Wildcats dropped a 99-75 decision to the 10th-ranked Monks.

#10 Saint Joseph's (Me.): 26-0
Johnson & Wales: 6-20

Statistical Leaders:
Ally Mishol (JWU): 27 points, 8 rebounds
Dede Stevenson (JWU): 15 points
Marissa Cottrell (JWU): 13 points

Of Note:
JWU worked the lead down to six (20-14) on an Ally Mishol layup with two minutes left in the opening quarter. SJC outscored the Wildcats, 20-7, to start the second period before going into the locker room up 59-30.

Johnson & Wales could not slow down the Monks' offensive, particularly behind the three-point line. The hosts shot 52 percent (13-of-25) as part of their overall 49.2 rate.

Saint Joseph's also had a 42-27 rebounding advantage.

In her final collegiate game, Mishol set a career-high, scoring a team-best 27 points to go along with eight rebounds. Dede Stevenson posted 15 points and Marissa Cottrell added 13.


Head coach Kim Dweck brings back most of her squad for the 2019-20 campaign, including four starters.