La Salle Opens Atlantic 10 Women’s Tournament With A Win

Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round

#11 La Salle 74 #14 Davidson 63 – The La Salle Explorers opened tournament play with a victory over the Davidson Wildcats.  The Explorers were led by Micahya Owens who scored a game-high 24 points. Siobhan Beslow contributed a double-double scoring 14 points and taking down 13 rebounds in the contest.  Alicia Cropper added 11  points.  La Salle went into halftime with a 33 – 30 lead.  Davidson got to within a point, but La Salle answered with a 12 – 3 run to take control.  The lead would grow to as many as 17 points.  The Explorers had a 43 – 30 edge on the boards.  La Salle advances to the second round and will meet 6th seeded Rhode Island.

A10 WBB 2015

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