Greg Rowson in posting a game-high 23 points to pace the University of Mary Washington men’s basketball team to a 72–60 road victory over St. Mary’s College.

Rowson was on target from the perimeter, hitting four 3-pointers for the Eagles. He also snagged a team-high 10 rebounds as the Eagles earned the Capital Athletic Conference victory.

Da’Shawn Cook scored 14 points as the Eagles hit 40 percent of their field goals. UMW nexts hosts CAC rival York on Saturday at 3 p.m.; the Spartans defeated the Eagles 79–73 in their first encounter this season.

UMW (14–9, 4–4): Drew Johnson 8, Greg Rowson 23, Trey Barber 7, Da’Shawn Cook 14, Anias Saunders 8, Ra’Shawn Cook 6, Riley Welch 4, Colin Coyne 2. Totals: 26 12–17 72.

St. Mary’s (7–16, 2–6): Jack Foley 8, Reggie Rouse 2, Phil Newsome 2, Gary Grant 14, Justin Milstead 6, Naheed John 13, Miles Gillette 15, Tryllian Young 2, Totals: 20 16–21 60.

Halftime: UMW, 34–28. Three-point basket: UMW 10 (Rowson 4, Johnson 2, D. Cook 2, R. Cook 2), St. Mary’s 6 (Gillette 3, Foley, Milstead). Rebounds: UMW 40 (Rowson 10), St. Mary’s 42

(Gillette 12).


Trailing by two points at halftime, UMW went on an 8–1 run to take charge of a close CAC contest with St. Mary’s College and then cruised to a 72–46 victory.

Maddie Shifflett scored 24 points and corralled seven rebounds to lead the Eagles. Tory Martin contributed 16 points; the Eagles in total shot 47 percent on their field-goal attempts.

The Eagles host the Spartans of York College for Senior Day on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Rosner Arena.

UMW (16–7, 5–3): Tory Martin 16, Maddie Shifflett 24, Molly Sharman 4, Emily Thompson 5, Ashley Martin 6, Karissa Highlander 2, Faith St. Clair 4, Jordan Lee 2, Emily Shively 4, Bri Harper 5. Totals: 29 10–19 72.

St. Mary’s (3–18, 0–7): Gina Seifert 6, Caitlin Mays 4, Kelli Jenkins 11, Stephanie Howell 13, Kyaira Priest 8, Ashley Bonanno 4, Totals: 16 8–11 46.

Halftime: St. Mary’s, 31–29. Three-point basket: UMW 4 (Shifflett 2, Thomspon, Harper), St. Mary’s 6 (Jenkins 3, Howell 2, Priest). Rebounds: UMW 47 (Shifflett 7), St. Mary’s 29 (Howell 12).


Kevin Cruz scored three goals and four other Eagles tallied multiple goals, but it wasn’t enough for UMW as it dropped it’s season-opening game to visiting Hampden Sydney 21–13 at the Battlefield Athletic Complex on the UMW campus.

The Eagles got two goals apiece from J.D. Nozemack, Nick Clingan, Kristophe Newman and Chase Kapuscienski. Nozemack and Jack–Henry Smith each had a pair of assists.

UMW (0–1) next hosts Shenandoah University on Saturday at 1 p.m.

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