COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Loyola University Maryland women's basketball team fell to No. 5 University of Maryland, 97-47, Tuesday night at the XFINITY Center.
Senior Diana Logan was one-point shy of tying a career-best, scoring 19 points against the nationally ranked Terrapins. Logan made a career-high five 3-point field goals, which is tied for fifth in Loyola's single-game record books. Senior Jeneh Perry grabbed a team-best six rebounds, while sophomore Carly Monzo recorded five rebounds and three assists.
Maryland (9-0) held a 10-point advantage at the close of the first quarter, 22-12, but Logan and senior Colleen Marshall opened the following frame with a pair of treys to cut the Terrapins' lead to four, 22-18, with 8:49 remaining in the second quarter.
Loyola (3-6) kept the deficit within single digits for the next three minutes, but Maryland used a 22-2 run to close out the half and lead the game by double figures for the remainder of the contest.
In the first half, Maryland outscored Loyola in the paint, 24-12, but the Greyhounds had more success from behind the arc. Loyola connected on four 3-point field goals, while the Terps knocked down only one.
For the game, Maryland made 25 trips to the charity stripe, knocking down 21 free throws, while the Greyhounds made only one trip to the line. Sophomore Bri Betz-White recorded Loyola's lone-point from the charity stripe.
The Greyhounds will take a 12-day break for exams before returning to action Sunday, Dec. 20, host UMBC at noon.