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Women's basketball: Westminster 114, MacMurray (Ill.) 66

Women's basketball: Westminster 114, MacMurray (Ill.) 66

January 17th, 2019 by Ryan Boland in College Sports

The host Lady Blue Jays set school records for 3-pointers (21) and point total in burying the Lady Highlanders in a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference blowout Wednesday night.

Westminster College — which has won two in a row and three of its last four — shot 40 percent (21-of-52) from behind the arc in raising its season record to 12-3 and its SLIAC mark to 6-1. The Lady Blue Jays were only up 22-16 after one quarter, but roughed up MacMurray College 31-11 in the second quarter to expand their lead to 53-27 at halftime.

Westminster entered the third quarter with an imposing 75-45 advantage and punctuated the commanding victory by outscoring the Lady Highlanders 39-21 over the last 10 minutes.

Senior forward Mirrakohl Johnson — who made 8-of-12 shots — delivered 18 points to direct five players in double figures for the Lady Blue Jays, who shot 49 percent (41-of-84) overall. Sophomore guard Kallee Dowler and senior guard Kendahl Adams were 4-of-8 and 3-of-6, respectively, from behind the arc to add 17 points apiece.

Freshman guard Courtney Wolfe hit 4-of-7 3s to contribute 12 points for Westminster. Freshman guard Corrie Reece was 3-of-6 from behind the arc to finish with 11 points.

Adams and Johnson both recorded double-doubles with a game-high 12 and 11 rebounds, respectively, to lead the Lady Blue Jays to a 45-36 advantage on the boards. Adams and sophomore guard Makayla Jackson both handed out seven assists.

Shelby Fink logged a game-high 26 points to pace MacMurray (1-16, 0-8), which shot 40 percent (23-of-57) from the field. Alexis Doyle contributed 12 points.

Westminster goes to Iowa Wesleyan University for a SLIAC matchup at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Lady Blue Jays throttled the Lady Tigers 78-55 in their SLIAC opener Nov. 28 in Fulton.