CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team rallied after a one point deficit at halftime to beat La Verne 55-35. Junior Mara Falahee (SCR) led the team in points, rebounds and assists for a career night.
Falahee recorded her first double-double this season and second in her collegiate career with 13 points and 12 rebounds. She was 6-for-10 from the field and hit a three-pointer at the beginning of the second half, inspiring her teammates.
The Athenas scored 36 points in the second half alone on ten buckets and going 14-18 from the free throw line. Sophomore Kris Brackmann (CMC) was 7-for-8 from the line on the night.
Ty Wheetley-Amaya (CMC) earned her first collegiate start and rose to the challenge with eight points, five rebounds and a tangible confidence.
The Athenas next face Cal Lutheran on Wednesday, Jan. 21 in Thousand Oaks. CMS ranks first in SCIAC with a 7-0 in conference record.
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