Monroe Mustangs Women’s Basketball Rolls Past Westchester for Third Straight Win


VALHALLA, N.Y., January 23, 2020 – The Monroe College Mustangs women's basketball team picked up its third straight victory on Thursday, taking down Westchester Community College, 79-28, at the Viking Gymnasium. Monroe improves to 12-9 overall with the win, while Westchester falls to 9-9. The Mustangs opened the game on an 8-0 and never looked back on Thursday. The Mustangs rolled through the opening frame, taking a 19-4 edge into the second quarter. The lead reached as many as 27 points when the Mustangs took a 32-5 edge with 6:04 to play in the half. The Vikings got back within 19 with a 10-2 run, but Monroe closed out the second quarter with seven straight points to take a 41-15 advantage into halftime. The Mustangs buckled down even more in the third quarter, completely shutting out the Vikings for the entire 10-minute period. Monroe scored 20 points of its own to carry a 61-15 lead into the fourth quarter. The Vikings regained some rhythm in the fourth quarter to go toe-to-toe with the Mustangs, but Monroe still outscored its host, 18-13, to pick up the 51-point victory. ToniRenee Blanford led the Mustangs with 14 points in the win, adding seven rebounds as well. Devon Adams tallied 11 points and led the team with a pair of blocks. Cheyenne Talbot and Ineysiah Surrell matched with 10 points apiece, while Talbot contributed six steals, five rebounds and three assists.

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