Sunday wrap: Red Hawks stay red hot
|Melissa Tobie led Montclair
State with 17 points and nine rebounds
Montclair State athletics file photo
No. 22 Montclair State (13-0) overpowered Widener 77-34 to set a new program record for season-opening victories.
Montclair State pulled away from the Pride with a 15-0 first half run and led 46-16 at the break. The Red Hawks have a 13-game winning streak for the first time since they went to the AIAW national semifinals at the end of the 1977-1978 season. Full recap
No. 5 Washington U. repelled Southwestern 82-73 behind career highs from Melissa Gilkey (25 points) and Alyssa Johanson (19 points). The Pirates led the game 62-60 midway through the second half, but the Bears responded with a 14-1 run to regain control.
York (Pa.) stifled another opponent, this time holding down TCNJ in a 56-48 Spartans' win. York (Pa.) has held seven of its 10 opponents below 50 points. No. 18 Southern Maine and Baruch kept rolling with wins over Dominican and UW-Platteville respectively. Catholic (10-0) also stayed perfect by beating Pitt-Greensburg 76-58.