WEST POINT, N.Y. - Army West Point used 3-point shooting in the first quarter to top Loyola University Maryland women's basketball, 70-37, Saturday afternoon in Christl Arena.
Sophomore Bri Betz-White scored a team-best six points, while freshman Courtney Vannoy led the team on the boards. Vannoy grabbed a career-high eight rebounds and also tacked on one assist and two blocks.
Army West Point (12-2 overall, 3-1 Patriot League) found early success behind the arc, shooting 4-of-4 from 3-point range in the first eight minutes of the game.
With 7:35 remaining in the first quarter, Jean Parker knocked down back-to-back treys and sparked an 11-0 run for the Black Knights. The run included three 3-point field goals and extended Army West Point's lead to 10, 13-3, with 3:35 to play in the frame.
The Black Knights closed out the first quarter outscoring the Greyhounds, 12-5, to lead by double figures for the remainder of the contest.
Loyola (5-10, 2-2) put together a comeback attempt in the third quarter, holding Army West Point to only seven points throughout the frame, but once again, the Black Knights used 3-point shooting early in the fourth quarter to extend their lead and close out the contest with a 30-plus point lead.
Loyola returns to Baltimore for a two-game homestand, starting with Navy on Wednesday night at 7 p.m.