D&E women drop 2 games in event

OWENSBORO, Ky. – UMSL used a late first half surge to down Davis & Elkins, 80-61, on Sunday at the Kentucky Wesleyan Classic.

Ashley Magallanez registered a season-high 16 points for the Senators, who also fell to McKendree on Saturday, 104-95.

The Tritons were led by Devonna Smith’s double-double (20 points, 11 rebounds). Alexis Lawrence and Kelly Kunkel added 14 points apiece.

Missouri-St. Louis shot 45 percent from the field (25-of-56), while limiting D&E to 33 percent (19-of-57). The Tritons held a 39-33 advantage on the glass.

Davis & Elkins will return from Christmas break to face Marshall in a make-up exhibition at 2 p.m. on Dec. 31.