Ogden Sets Single-Game Record for Threes as Mariners Cruise Past Owls

Ogden Sets Single-Game Record for Threes as Mariners Cruise Past Owls

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine – Senior Melinda Ogden (Searsport, Maine) hit nine three-pointers to set a Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball single-game record and scored a career-high 29 points as the Mariners cruised to a 93-51 victory over UMaine-Presque Isle on Saturday afternoon, in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action inside of Wieden Hall.

How it Happened: The Mariners scored 32 points in the first quarter, the team's highest point total in a quarter all season, and never looked back on their way to the victory.

Inside the Numbers: Ogden went 10-of-18 from the floor and 9-of-17 from beyond the arc to amass her career-high 29 points and also pulled down five rebounds, dished out an assist and recorded a steal, while Samantha Mason (Lamoine, Maine) tallied a career-high 20 points to go with two assists, a rebound and a steal and Lauren Plissey (Hermon, Maine) grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds, while also adding five points, three blocks, three assists and three steals.

Kylie Vining led the Owls with 13 points, two rebounds, two assists and steal off the bench, while Marissa Reagle chipped in with nine points, eight rebounds and four assists. 

Maine Maritime shot 45.5 percent from the floor and 40.7 percent from three-point land, while UMPI shot 35.1 percent overall and 25.0 percent from beyond the arc. The Mariners held a 43-28 advantage in rebounds.

The Mariners' 93 points are the team's highest point total since December 3, 2016 when they scored 96 points against the Owls, in Presque Isle.

Up Next: The Mariners improve to 13-4 overall and 5-1 in the NAC, while the Owls drop to 3-14 on the season and 1-7 in the conference. Maine Maritime returns to action on Friday night, when they host Thomas College for another NAC matchup as part of Pepsi Celebration Night.