Philly College Women’s Basketball Week in Review and Awards- 11/26-12/3


Drexel Win Streak Reaches 5, Villanova Goes 2 – 0 in the Big Five

Harry Perretta Posts Career Win Number 750

Games of November 26 – December 3, 2018 Players of the Week

Bailey Greenberg, Drexel – Dragons junior forward Bailey Greenberg scored a game-high 19 points shooting 6 of 15 from the field.  Greenberg added 9 rebounds in the fifth straight win of the season for Drexel.  She is the leading scorer for the Dragons averaging 19 points per game.

Adrianna Hahn, Villanova – In each game this week the senior guard scored a game-high 17 points.  Hahn made 14 of 23 field goal attempts, and was 6 of 14 from beyond the arc in both Villanova wins.

Honor Roll

Aubree Brown – Drexel

Janay Sanders – La Salle

Alyssa Monaghan, Katie Mayock – Saint Joseph’s

Mia Davis, Alliya Butts – Temple

Mary Gedaka – Villanova

*Player of the Week and Honor Roll selections are made by Glenn Papazian,, Mel Greenberg, Women’s Hoop Guru, and Matt Leon, KYW Newsradio

Games of November 26 – December 2, 2018

DREXEL 5 – 1 Overall, 0 – 0 CAA

Results – Won 58 – 43 at La Salle

Summary – The Dragons have won their last 5 straight games as they lead wire to wire against La Salle.  Bailey Greenberg continued her hot shooting scoring 19 points and grabbed 9 rebounds.  Aubree Brown contributed 11 points, while taking down 5 rebounds and dishing out 5 assists.  Niki Metzel had 10 rebounds.  Drexel had 24 points in the paint which helped overcome 19 turnovers.

Next Game – 12/7 – 8/2018 at the Manhattan College Holiday Tournament vs. Manhattan and Wright State

LA SALLE 0 – 7 Overall, 0 – 0 Atlantic 10, 0 – 1 Big Five

Results – Lost 58 – 43 vs. Drexel at the Tom Gola Arena, Lost 100 – 46 at #9 Oregon State

Summary – The Explorers are looking for their initial win of the season.  La Salle fell in a city battle against Drexel.  Jeryn Reese led the way with 7 points.  LSU made 18 of 52 from the floor (34.6%).  They travelled across the country to play #9 Oregon State and lost 100 – 46.  Janay Sanders set a career-high with 12 points.  The Explorers next road game is a bit closer as they travel to 33rd and Spruce to play Penn in a Big Five game.

Next Game – 12/5/2018 at Penn

PENN – 4 – 2 Overall, 0 – 0 Ivy League, 1 – 0 Big Five


Summary – The University of Pennsylvania resumes play at the Palestra against La Salle on Wednesday.

Next Game – 12/5/2018 vs. La Salle at the Palestra

SAINT JOSEPH’S  3 – 5 Overall, 0 – 0 Atlantic 10, 0 – 3 Big Five

Results – Won 68 – 61 (OT) vs. Columbia, Lost 47 – 35 vs. Villanova both at the Hagan

Summary – The Hawks continued their homestand getting an overtime win over Columbia.  SJU found a way by creating turnovers, 24 in all.  Seven Saint Joe’s players had steals.  The Lions are a good three-point shooting team, but were limited.  Alyssa Monaghan led the Hawks with 16 points.  Kristalyn Baisden scores 14 points, 8 points in the fourth quarter.  Kelly Jekot added 13 points.  Arch rival Villanova was next on the schedule.  Saint Joseph’s tied the game at 35 with 6:30 to go.  However, those were the last points the Hawks scored falling in the Big Five game.  Monaghan scored a team-high 16 points.  The homestand ends on Thursday when Auburn of the SEC visits the Hagan Arena

Next Game – 12/6/2018 vs. Auburn at the Hagan Arena

TEMPLE 2 – 5 Overall, 0 – 0 American, 1 – 0 Big Five

Results – Lost 102 – 88 at #16/14 DePaul

Summary – The Owls traveled to DePaul and fell victim to 18 three-point field goals by the Blue Demons.  Temple shot a season-best 50.8% from the floor.  DePaul had more shots, baskets and rebounds (46 – 33) to earn the win.  Mia Davis

Next Game – 12/6/2018 vs. Iona at McGonigle Hall

VILLANOVA  5 – 2, 0 – 0 Big East, 2 – 0 Big Five

Results – Won 67 – 46 vs. Princeton at The Finneran Pavilion, Won 47 – 35 at Saint Joseph’s

Summary – With the win against the Princeton Tigers Coach Harry Perretta got his 750th career win.  Villanova took control in the 2nd quarter outscoring the depleted Princeton team 15 – 7 and cruised to the win.  It was a team win as Nova had 19 assists on 28 field goals.  Adrianna Hahn led the team wit h17 points.  Mary Gedaka had 15 points and 12 rebounds to record her first double-double this season.  In the next encounter the Wildcats traversed to Hawk Hill and won their second Big Five game of the year over Saint Joseph’s.  The game was tied at 35 with 6:30 on the clock.  The Cats closed out the game with a 12 – 0 run to post another city win.  The game featured a scoring duel between guards Alyssa Monaghan of SJU and Adrianna Hahn of VU.  Hahn had the higher output 17 – 16.  Both guards were the only double-figures scorers.  It was the first collegiate game where Villanova’s Kelly Jekot played against her sister Katie Jekot.

Next Game 12/6/2018 at George Washington

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