Mount women cap regular season with win over Monmouth

March 01, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Mount St. Mary's closed out the regular season in women's basketball with a 67-59 victory over Monmouth in Northeast Conference action last night.

Four Mountaineers scored in double figures, led by Nikki Schroyer's 16 points and Amy Langville's 15, to extend the team's winning streak to 10 games. Jen Brzicki's 14 points paced the Hawks (12-14, 9-8).

The Mount (19-7, 15-3) turned a 35-28 halftime lead into a 59-44 margin with 6:14 left, but Monmouth rallied with a 9-0 run to close within 59-54 at the 3:15 mark. Mount St. Mary's sealed the win by making eight of nine free throws in the final three minutes.

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