Hoyas Advance With a 74-50 Win Against Marist
CHICAGO, Ill. (Nov. 24) -- The Georgetown women's basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Moran Realty Classic with a 74-50 win against Marist College in the first game at the new DePaul Athletic Center. The Hoyas, now 3-1 on the season, will face DePaul in the championship game at 9 p.m. Eastern time on Saturday.
The Hoyas and Red Foxes were tied at 10-10 with 12:58 to play in the first half. Georgetown then went on a 17-4 run to take a 24-14 lead. The Hoyas would lead at the half, 36-21. Junior Lesley Walker (Silver Spring, Md./Wheaton) had nine points in the first half and finished with 16 on the day. GU held the Red Foxes to just nine field goals in the first half.
Senior Katie Smrcka-Duffy (Sterling, Va./James Madison) led GU with 17 points. Sophomore Shawntese Charles (Washington, D.C./St. John's) set a career-high with 14 points. Elisha DeJesus (East Hartford, Conn./East Hartford) led the Red Foxes (0-3) with 16 points, while freshman Kerry Sullivan (Crompond, N.Y./Walter Panas) came off the bench to score 10 points, including an 8-for-9 effort from the free-throw line.