Women's City Six roundup: Mary Gedaka scores 21 as 'Nova cruises past St. John's

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Mary Gedaka, left, is defended by Rancocas Valley’s Katie McShea during a high school game for Gloucester Catholic back in Feb. 2016. Gedaka scored 21 points for Villanova Friday in its 69-52 win over St. John’s.

VILLANOVA 69, ST. JOHN’S 52

Mary Gedaka scored a game-high 21 points off the bench, and the Wildcat’s defeated the Big East rival Red Storm at home.

Gedaka shot 8-for-10 from the field and went 4-for-6 from the free throw line. She also had five rebounds, three assists, and three steals.

Alex Louin had 15 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double, and Jannah Tucker added 13 points. Villanova has won four straight, and stands at 19-5 overall and 9-4 in conference play.

Alisha Kebbe led St. John’s in scoring with 15 points. Maya Singleton recorded a double-double with 11 points and 18 rebounds.

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ELON 70, DREXEL 58

Aubree Brown scored all 14 of her points in the second half, but the Dragons’ eight-game win streak was snapped against the home Phoenix.

Brown shot 5-for-9 from the field and went 3-for-3 from three-point range. Ana Ferariu added 10 points and six rebounds off the bench, shooting 3-for-5 and going 4-for-6 at the free throw line. Drexel, which hasn’t lost since Jan. 7, is now 18-6 overall and 10-2 in Colonial Athletic Association play.

Elon’s Malaya Johnson recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds, and Jada Graves led the team with a game-high 15 points.

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PENN 65, DARTMOUTH 47

Ashley Russell led with 14 points on 6-for-10 shooting, and the Quakers won their eighth-straight game against their visiting Ivy League opponent.

Russell also grabbed seven rebounds and went 2-for-5 from three-point range. Eleah Parker and Princess Aghayere added 10 points each, with Aghayere’s 10 rebounds completing a double-double.

Penn (14-5, 5-1 league) hasn’t lost since it fell 70-55 to Princeton on Jan. 6.

Annie McKenna led Dartmouth in scoring with nine points.

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