Monroe Mustangs Women’s Basketball Opens New Year with Road Victory at Harcum


BRYN MAWR, Pa., January 8, 2019 – Playing for the first time since before the New Year, the Monroe College Mustangs women's basketball team did not need any time to shake off the rust, defeating Harcum College on the road, 87-56, Tuesday evening. The Mustangs improve to 12-4 overall with the win, while Harcum falls to 10-5. The Mustangs put up some great individual efforts in Tuesday's win. Aneisha Lyons registered a double-double with 17 points and 13 rebounds, while Courtney Irabor also had a double-double with 13 points and 10 boards. Both Lyons and Irabor dished out four assists apiece. Devon Adams led all scorers with 22 points, narrowly missing a double-double with nine rebounds. Phyness Baldwin had team-highs with nine assists and five steals. Shanice Gravescontributed 11 points, while Trayvell Jenkins added 10. The Mustangs looked dominant from the opening tip, running out to a quick 10-0 lead in less than three minutes. The Bears got back within six with 5:35 to play in the first quarter, but an 11-0 run for Monroe pushed the lead to 23-6. The Mustangs clos