No Event
No Event
No Event
Tue Nov 15
Final
56 Denison
59 at Wilmington (Ohio)
in Wilmington, Ohio
Fri Nov 18
Final
36 Otterbein
49 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 19
Final
56 #16 Ohio Northern
44 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Mon Nov 21
Final
59 Denison
65 at Mount Union
in Alliance, Ohio
Sat Nov 26
Final
65 #14 Maryville (Tenn.)
53 vs. Denison
@ Crestview Hills, KY in Crestview Hills, Ky.
Sun Nov 27
Final
59 Denison
66 at #5 Thomas More
in Crestview Hills, Ky.
Wed Nov 30
Final
63 Case Western Reserve
48 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 03
Final
35 Kenyon
42 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 07
Final
51 Oberlin
46 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 10
Final
43 Denison
41 at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Wed Dec 14
Final
46 Ohio Wesleyan
49 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 28
Final - OT
61 Denison
53 vs. Wis.-Platteville
@ Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Thu Dec 29
Final
51 Denison
48 vs. #19 Albright
@ San Juan, P.R. in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Wed Jan 04
Final
63 Denison
62 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Jan 07
Final
52 Allegheny
63 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 11
Final - 2OT
63 #17 DePauw
50 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 18
Final
56 Denison
37 at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Jan 21
Final
40 Denison
47 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Wed Jan 25
7:30 PM
Denison
at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Jan 28
1:00 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 01
6:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Feb 04
1:00 PM
Wooster
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 08
6:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Feb 11
1:00 PM
Denison
at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Feb 15
8:00 PM
Hiram
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
No Event
No Event
Previous Next View Full Schedule

Big Red routs Mt. Vernon Naz.

Gretchen Staubach scored a career-high 13 points against MVNU.
Gretchen Staubach scored a career-high 13 points against MVNU.

In its first home game of the season, the Denison women's basketball team dropped Mount Vernon Nazarene, 74-47, on Saturday afternoon from Livingston Gymnasium in Granville.

The Big Red scored on its first four offensive possessions to build a 9-0 lead less than three minutes into the game.  Senior Nicole Coggins provided five points, while junior Gretchen Staubach and sophomore Mary Margaret Habel each added a bucket.  On the flip side, the DU defense forced three turnovers and limited the Cougars to just one shot attempt in its opening four possessions.

Denison grabbed its first double-digit lead of the game when senior Kinsey Bryant-Lees drained a triple of an assist from junior Mikaela Freundlich.  MVNU responded with a 9-0 spurt to trim the deficit to 12-11 with 12:04 left in the first period.

Ahead by just one, DU went on a 14-3 run to regain a 26-14 advantage with five minutes to play.  Senior Kyli Parker led the charge with six points, while Staubach, Habel, Serafina Nuzzo and Candise Love all added two tallies.  Up by 11, Nuzzo closed out the period with a three-pointer and a fast break layup, giving the Big Red a 36-20 lead at the intermission.

Denison maintained its double-digit lead for the entire second half.  DU went up by 30, its largest lead of the day, at 7:44 when Parker found Feundlich for the team's eighth three of the game.

Nuzzo led the Big Red with 14 points, eight rebounds and three assists.  The senior was 6-of-15 from the field and pulled seven defensive boards.  Staubach also chipped in a career-best 13 points on 5-of-6 from the floor and a 3-for-4 performance from the charity stripe.  The junior post player also grabbed six rebounds, including four offensive caroms.  Coggins finished the day with nine points, five boards and four steals, while Parker recorded eight tallies, four rebounds and a game-high five steals off the bench.

Erica Cramer led Mount Vernon Nazarene with a game-best 15 points, while Ainsleigh Krause posted 12 points.  Amy Daniels crashed the glass to the tune of six rebounds.

As a team, DU turned 24 Cougar turnovers into 26 points and held a 36-33 edge in rebounding.  The Big Red also turned 16 offensive rebounds into 18 points.

Denison improves to 3-1 on the year, while MNVU falls to 1-5.  DU continues its homestand on Sunday when they host Case Western Reserve at 2 p.m.