Jessica Pachko leads #XUWBB over UMass, 67-54

Jessica Pachko leads #XUWBB over UMass, 67-54

Xavier (13-15 overall, 7-7 Atlantic 10) tied it at nine with a 6-0 run; however, Mital rallied the UMass offense with a duo of three-pointers, hitting the first with 10:11 remaining to put the Minutewomen in front, 12-9. Mital followed with another trey to earn back-to-back conversions from beyond the arc and push the advantage to 15-9.

Fordham goes on the road to defeat Xavier, 48-41

The Xavier women’s basketball team fell short Wednesday night in Cintas Center, losing 48-41 to the Fordham Rams. Freshman Briana Glover netted a career-high 20 points on 7-of-16 shooting from the field to along with a perfect 4-of-4 from the charity stripe. Senior Amber Gray brought down eight rebounds as did junior Shatyra Hawkes which ties a career-high.

Hailey’s double-double helps 49ers down Xavier, 67-55

The 49ers turned to their All-A-10 honoree, senior Jennifer Hailey, to guide them throughout the contest. She finished with her 12th double-double of the campaign and 32nd of her career with game-high honors of 23 points and 13 rebounds, including 10 on the defensive glass. She also added three blocked shots, extending her streak to 29-straight contests, while surpassing the 1,200-point plateau for her career and sliding into 13thplace on the school’s all-time list.

Duquesne survives late rally by Xavier, 56-54

Despite its 20 point deficit with 17:26 to go, the Musketeers battled on offense and defense to get within one field goal from sending the game to overtime. Xavier (8-7, 0-1 A-10) outscored Duquesne (12-3, 1-0 A-10) 35-22 in the second half after trailing 34-19 at halftime. Ten of Duquesne’s 15 total turnovers came in the second half.