Women's Basketball Survives Battle With Ursuline, 63-50

Macy Chapman (Photo: TJ Darr)
Macy Chapman (Photo: TJ Darr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Black and Gold snapped a five game losing streak on Thursday evening with a home win against the Arrows of Ursuline, 63-50. Three Panthers netted double-digit scoring.

The Panthers held the lead for the entire 40 minutes of play, bringing them to 6-11 on the season and 3-7 in the Great Midwest.

Box Score Notes

  • Grabbing her 15th double-figure game of the season was junior Gabby Stare (Newark, Ohio) with a 17 point performance, 13 of them coming in the second half. The junior went a perfect 7-7 from the charity stripe and went 5-9 from the floor. She added two rebounds, an assist, and a steal in her 27 minutes of play.
  • Fellow guard Macy Chapman (Hilliard, Ohio) added 15 points to the mix. The freshman led the way, matching a career-high, with four steals, tallying three assists and six boards.
  • Freshman Sarah Ochs (Beavercreek, Ohio) also added a career-high with five assists. Ochs shot her best going 4-7 from behind the arc, notching 13 points on the night. The guard snagged seven boards and had a steal.
  • Forward Logan Pride (Twinsburg, Ohio) grabbed nine points, going 3-6 from the floor and 3-4 from the free-throw line. The freshman netted seven rebounds and two assists in the contest.
  • The Panthers dished out 15 team assists, marking their 10th consecutive games with double-digit assists. ODU also held UC to a season low of seven points in the first period of play.
  • As a team, Ohio Dominican came down with 33 rebounds, outrebounding the Arrows by nine.

How It Happened

  • The Black and Gold won the jump ball, giving them the momentum for a 6-0 run to start the game. The Panthers remained aggressive on the offensive end, bringing the first quarter to a close with a three-pointer from Camryn Pickerill (Seaman, Ohio) to give ODU a 13-7 edge.
  • To open the second quarter, Ochs went 3-4 from behind the arc, extending the Panthers' lead to 24-14 with 6:25 left in the first half. The Black and Gold shot a season high of 66.7 percent from downtown in the second quarter. The Arrows cut their deficit to seven, 29-22, before the break with a pair from free throws.
  • Ursuline rallied back and came within two points, twice, in the third quarter. Ohio Dominican responded with a 14-6 scoring run to bring their lead back up to double figures going into the final 10 minutes of play. Stare went a perfect 3-3 from the field and 5-5 from the charity stripe, tallying 11 points in the third quarter.
  • The Panthers finished strong, extending their lead to as many as 13. Ohio Dominican outshot Ursuline 45.5 percent to 36.4 percent from the field and 75 percent to 33.3 percent from behind the arc in the fourth quarter. ODU remained on top and came out victorious with a 63-50 finish.

Up Next

Ohio Dominican remains at home as they welcome Walsh University for a 1:00 pm tip on Saturday afternoon from Alumni Hall.

Contact: Bailee Worley


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