HAMBURG, NY - The Mount Aloysius women's basketball team ran past Hilbert College on Saturday afternoon with a 70-46 win on the road.
The Mounties jumped out to an early 11-2 advantage on a jumper from Becky Bard off the fastbreak with 13:34 to go in the first half. The Mount took a 29-18 lead on a Lindsy Sammarco layup, and a three-point shot by Bard created a 32-20 ballgame heading into the break.
The Mount's advantage reached 21 on a Teddi Burkett basket with 14:19 to go, and Hilbert got no closer than 14 down the stretch.
Bard led the Mount with 20 points, while Burkett notched a double-double with 11 points and ten rebounds to go along with four steals. Sammarco dished a game-high four assists.
The Mounties limited Hilbert to 27.3% shooting from the field. Lauren Eggleston was Hilbert's only double-digit scorer with 10 points.
The Mount returns to action Wedneday evening when it travels to rival PSU-Altoona for a 6 p.m. tipoff.