Bridgeport

Sidney Parsons Nets Her 1,000th Career Point As UB Defeats Mercy, 63-48

Bridgeport, CT-University of Bridgeport senior guard Sidney Parsons (Chandler, AZ) scored eight points to become the 13th player in UB women's basketball history to reach the 1,000 career point mark, as the Purple Knight cruised to a 63-48 home East Coast Conference win over the Mercy College Mavericks on Wednesday night. Bridgeport raced out to an 8-0 lead to open the game and never looked back, as the team raised its overall record 11-5, and its ECC mark to 8-2. The win also snaps a two-game losing streak for the Purple Knights. With the loss, Mercy is now 4-12 overall and 3-7 in conference play.

Junior Ana-Marie Kammer (Frankfurt, Germany) led Bridgeport in scoring on the night with a game-high 15 points, and she also chipped in seven rebounds. UB junior Kelly Keil (Sparta, NJ) played a fine game off the bench scoring 14 points, hitting 5-of-7 field goals, and blocking four shots in 19 minutes of play. Senior Emma Beddome (Melbourne, Australia) nearly had a double-double for Bridgeport 11 points and nine rebounds.
 
Junior Delmara Reece led Mercy with a double-double, as she had a team-high 14 points and a game-high 10 boards.
 
Bridgeport will next be in action at home on Saturday afternoon as they host the Molloy College Lions in a key East Coast Conference match-up. Game time is 1:00 p.m.