Melissa Tobie's second double-double in a row leads Montclair State to win
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Junior forward Melissa Tobie registered her second consecutive double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds as No. 3 Montclair State got back on the winning track with a 71-47 win against Marymount (Va.) on Sunday.
Junior guard Janitza Aquino scored a game-high 19 points as MSU (7-1) bounced back from its first loss of the season on Wednesday. Senior Nicosia Henry and freshman Rachael Krauss each added 11 points.
Montclair State scored the first seven points of the game with Tobie collecting four and Henry two on a layup with 15:20 to play. The seven points were part of a 19-6 game-opening run capped by Tobie's two free throws with 11:33 to go. Junior guard Jenny Malone connected from behind the arc to push the lead to 28-10 with 6:15 left and Tobie's layup with 1:04 remaining made it 38-19 as the Red Hawks led 38-21 at the break.
Tobie, who also finished with six assists, had 10 points in the opening 20 minutes with Krauss netting all 11 of hers as MSU shot 15 of 30 from the field as the Red Hawks dominated on the boards 21-9 matching Marymount's (5-3) total with nine on the offensive glass.
Malone had seven points and five assists.