College Basketball – Women’s – DAYTON SINKS 11 THREES TO POWER PAST TOLEDO, 83-57

Photo courtesy of - Erik Schelkun -Elsestar - Dayton Flyers
Photo courtesy of – Erik Schelkun -Elsestar – Dayton Flyers

Freshman Lauren Cannatelli Led Five Flyers in Double-Figures Scoring with Career-High 15 Points

TOLEDO, Ohio – On the strength of 11 three-point baskets, the University of Dayton women’s basketball team powered past Toledo, 83-57, Wednesday in the Rockets’ annual School Day game. Freshman Lauren Cannatelli led five Flyers in double-figures scoring with a career-high 15 points. Dayton improves to 6-1 on the season while Toledo falls to 0-6 for the year.

GAME BREAKDOWN
• 1Q: It was all Dayton in the first quarter as Toledo was unable to score a field goal until the last minute of the frame. Freshman Lauren Cannatelli surpassed her career high in the first quarter alone with three made three-point baskets.
• 2Q: Toledo was able to get a little offense going in the second quarter, scoring 12 points, but Dayton continue to stretch its lead. By the end of the first half, the Flyers were ahead 22, 37-15.
• 3Q: The Flyers stretched their lead to as many as 30 in the third quarter including a 53-23 advantage following a three-point basket from freshman Ashleigh Parkinson. Dayton got 14 bench points in the third period.
• 4Q: The Rockets surged in the fourth to score 23 points but the Flyers answered with 24 points of their own to come away with the 83-57 victory.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS
• Cannatelli was 5-of-8 from long range for her 15 points while senior Amber Deane added 13 points and dished out five assists.
• Junior Saicha Grant-Allen led UD with 10 rebounds to go with her six points and senior Jodie Cornelie-Sigmundova had 11 points and eight rebounds.
• Junior Andrijana Cvitkovic and sophomore Jenna Burdette each chipped in 10 points.
• Toledo was led by Haylee Printz with 13 points and Janice Monakana with seven rebounds.

KEY STATS
• Dayton shot 51.6 percent from the floor and 47.8 percent from long range compared to Toledo’s 31.8 percent from the field and 27.3 percent from behind the arc.
• Toledo won the battle of the boards, 41-34, including 20 offensive rebounds.
• The Flyers committed 13 turnovers to 18 assists while the Rockets dished 11 but turned over 20 times.

UP NEXT
Dayton will complete its five-game road swing Sunday with a 2 p.m. contest at Purdue.