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Titans improve to 5-1 with comeback win over Pitt-Greensburg

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Titans improve to 5-1 with comeback win over Pitt-Greensburg

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.--The Westminster College women's basketball team pushed its record to 5-1 with a 64-57 non-conference victory over visiting Pitt-Greensburg Tuesday night at Ron Galbreath Court inside Buzz Ridl Gymnasium.

Westminster finished with four players in double figures. First-year forward Gracie Schill (Rootstown, Ohio | Akron Hoban) fired in a career-high 15 points on 4-of-4 shooting from the field and a 6-for-8 effort from the free throw line. Schill added three steals, two rebounds and an assist in 23 reserve minutes. Senior forward Lindsay Bell (Youngstown, Ohio | Ursuline) added 14 points and seven rebounds while senior guard Natalie Murrio (Pittsburgh, Pa. | Brentwood) totaled 12 points, nine boards, three assists and a pair of steals. Senior guard Camden Hergenrother (Salem, Ohio | Cardinal Mooney) finished with 11 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals. 

Pitt-Greensburg fell to 0-6 with the loss. 

Trailing 18-10 after the first quarter, Westminster used 7-0 second quarter scoring run to close to within two, 24-22, on a Hergenrother three-pointer with 3:29 to go in the half. The Titans trailed 27-26 at the break.

Down 31-30 with 7:10 to go in the third Westminster outscored Pitt-Greensburg 16-0 over the next 5:41 to grab a 44-31 lead with 1:29 left in the quarter. Schill had seven points during the run and Westminster went into the fourth with a 45-39 advantage. 

A three-point play by Melina Maietta trimmed Westminster's lead to five, 60-55, with 1:22 left in regulation. 

Maietta led all scorers with 22 points. Sidney McCully added 14 points for Pitt-Greensburg. 

Westminster. (5-1, 2-1 PAC) returns to Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) play Saturday against Grove City (1-4, 1-1 PAC). Tipoff at Ron Galbreath Court inside Buzz Ridl Gymnasium is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.

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