Tue Nov 15
6:00 PM
Denison
at Wilmington (Ohio)
in Wilmington, Ohio
Fri Nov 18
6:00 PM
Otterbein
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 19
3:00 PM
Ohio Northern
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Mon Nov 21
7:30 PM
Denison
at Mount Union
in Alliance, Ohio
Sat Nov 26
2:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.)
vs. Denison
@ Crestview Hills, KY in Crestview Hills, Ky.
Sun Nov 27
4:00 PM
Denison
at Thomas More
in Crestview Hills, Ky.
Wed Nov 30
7:00 PM
Case Western Reserve
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 03
1:00 PM
Kenyon
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 07
7:30 PM
Oberlin
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 10
1:00 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Wed Dec 14
7:30 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 28
TBA
Denison
vs. Wis.-Platteville
@ Puerto Rico
Wed Jan 04
6:00 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Jan 07
1:00 PM
Allegheny
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 11
6:00 PM
DePauw
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 18
6:00 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Jan 21
1:00 PM
Denison
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
TBA
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
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Big Red drops NCAC tilt at Kenyon

Mary Margaret Habel logged 8 points and 3 steals in 20 minutes at Kenyon.
Mary Margaret Habel logged 8 points and 3 steals in 20 minutes at Kenyon.

Maureen Hirt and Kayla Ernst combined for 57 points as the Kenyon Ladies knocked off North Coast Athletic Conference rival Denison, 81-50, on Friday evening from Tomsich Arena in Gambier, Ohio.

Hirt took the game over early, scoring 16 of her team's first 21 points.  The junior went 6-for-8 from the field, including four three-pointers, over the opening eight minutes of action.  Down 6-5, the Ladies orchestrated a 20-6 surge to take a 25-12 advantage.  Ahead 26-16 midway through the first, the home team closed out the period with a 28-9 run that resulted in a 29-point lead, their largest of the half.

Kenyon carried its momentum into the second period, taking a 31-point lead on the first shot of the half.  DU trimmed the deficit to 21 points on multiple occasions, but the deficit proved to be too much to overcome as the Ladies ended an 11-game losing streak to Denison with a 31-point home victory.

Sophomore Mary Margaret Habel paced the Big Red with eight points and three steals, while junior Gretchen Staubach added seven points and a team-leading six rebounds.  Guards Serafina Nuzzo and Candise Love each scored six points to go along with four and three assists, respectively.

Hirt finished with 33 points on 11-for-18 from the field, including an 8-for-14 outing from beyond the arc.  She also grabbed a game-high nine rebound, while Ernst added 24 points.  The duo went a combined 21-for-33 (63.6 percent) from the field.

Denison falls to 6-6 overall and 1-2 in the NCAC, while the Ladies improve to 10-3 and a perfect 4-0 in league play.  The Big Red returns to the court on Saturday (Jan. 5) when they host Wooster at 7:30 p.m.