VILLANOVA, PA. – In women’s basketball exhibition play on Wednesday evening, six Wildcats scored in double figures as Villanova tallied a 109-42 win over the East Stroudsburg Warriors.
After leading 28-18 at the end of the first quarter, the Wildcats started the second stanza on a 14-5 run to take a 42-23 lead. Junior guard Adrianna Hahn led the run with eight points on two three-point field goals and a lay-up. The spurt propelled the Wildcats to a 52-28 lead at halftime.
The Wildcats shot 54.3 percent from the field in the first half on 19-of-35 shooting, including a 7-of-13 effort from three-point range (53.8%). East Stroudsburg shot 40.0 percent from the field in the first 20 minutes (10-of-25) and 46.2 percent from behind the arc (46.2%).
Villanova dominated the third quarter outscoring the Warriors by a 33-5 margin to take a commanding 83-33 leading entering the final quarter. The Wildcats shot a sizzling 55.6 percent in the third quarter, while East Stroudsburg made just 2-of-12 from the floor.
In the victory, Hahn led the Wildcats with 21 points on 8-of-13 shooting, including a 5-of-10 from behind the arc. Sophomore Kelly Jekot and redshirt freshman Brianna Herlihy had 13 points each. The other three double figure scorers included redshirt freshman Cameron Onken with 12 points, sophomore Grace Stant with 11 and senior center Megan Quinn added 10 points. Quinn grabbed a game-high eight rebounds, while senior Alex Louin had five assists.
East Stroudsburg was paced by Tiffany Lapotsky with 16 points and Imani Brown who added 15 points.
For the game, Villanova shot 56.8 percent from the field (42-of-74), 50.0 percent from three-point range (18-of-36) and 100.0 percent from the foul line (7-of-7), while the Warriors were 14-of-53 from the floor (26.4%), 8-of-28 from long distance (28.6%) and 6-of-6 from the charity stripe (100.0%). Villanova owned a 48-23 advantage on the backboards.