|Mount Vernon Nazarene 5-9||24||13||16||12||65|
|Dec. 17, 2016|
|Callan Athletic Center; Cedarville, OH|
|Mount Vernon Nazarene||Indv. Leaders||Cedarville|
|#32 Carpenter, Natalie - 26||Points||#04 Bennett, Baylee - 17|
|#34 Thomas, Natalie - 10||Rebounds||#20 Buckley, Taylor - 20|
|#22 Basista, Sierra - 4||Assists||#11 Hochstetler, Regina - 6|
|Mount Vernon Nazarene||Team Statistics||Cedarville|
|40.7% (22 - 54)||Field Goals %||45.5% (25 - 55)|
|40.9% (9 - 22)||3 Point Field Goals %||36.8% (7 - 19)|
|63.2% (12 - 19)||Free Throws||82.6% (19 - 23)|
|5||2nd Chance Pts||14|
CEDARVILLE, Ohio – The Mount Vernon Nazarene University women's basketball team lost in non-conference action at Cedarville University Saturday afternoon despite a 26-point effort from Natalie Carpenter.
- Final Score: MVNU 65, CU 76
- Records: MVNU 5-9, CU 6-4
- Natalie Carpenter – 26 points, 2 steals
- Dani Ellerbrock – 18 points, 2 assists
- Natalie Thomas – 10 rebounds, 7 points
- MVNU played a dominant first quarter propelled by Natalie Carpenter who was a perfect five of five from the field, including four of four from three-point range.
- Cedarville managed to cut the Lady Cougar lead to three going into halftime.
- A pair of free throws from Natalie Thomas would leave things tied at the end of the third quarter.
- Cedarville's Emily Williams would score a layup and convert a free throw with just under eight minutes left in the final period to spark the Yellow Jackets' final push to victory.
- Cedarville had four players score in double figures, led by Baylee Bennett with 17 points.
NEXT FOR THE LADY COUGARS
MVNU will be off for Christmas until December 28 when they face Mount Marty College (S.D.) in the first of two games they will play at the ACU Holiday Classic hosted by Arizona Christian University in Phoenix, Ariz.