Women's College Basketball: Drexel women beat St. John's, 62-55
The Drexel women's basketball team won a seesaw battle with St. John's, 62-55, in the opener of the Red Storm's Chartwells Holiday Classic in New York.
Rachel Pearson (Archbishop Carroll) put together her first career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds as the Dragons (3-5) overcame an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat the Red Storm (5-3).
Sarah Curran (Archbishop Carroll) chipped in 14 points for the Dragons, while Fiona Flanagan (Notre Dame Academy) added 11. Meghan Creighton (Archbishop Carroll) registered five assists.
Drexel will play Prairie View A&M in the finale of the Holiday Classic at noon Sunday.
Widener 80, Rowan 63 - Jen Egee (Ridley) tallied a game-high 31 points and Kristina Reiter (Gloucester Catholic) added 11 as the Pride (5-3) topped the Profs (2-7) in a nonconference game in Glassboro.
Adelphi 92, Holy Family 72 - Mary Ellen McCollum (St. Basil) scored a team-high 16 points and had 10 rebounds, but the host Tigers (3-5) fell to the Panthers (10-0) in a nonconference game.
Maryland 93, Delaware State 44 - Alyssa Thomas shook off early foul trouble to finish with 18 points and 10 rebounds, helping the No. 8 Terps (10-1) rout the Hornets (3-5) in Towson, Md.