Women's Basketball

 

MANOR WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ROUTS BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

By Steven M. Glassman

Director of Sports Information

January 31, 2019

 

JENKINTOWN, PA—Manor College (4-8 Overall, 4-9 NJCAA Region XIX Division II) freshman shooting guard/shooting forward Emazhane Livingston (Newark, NJ/Technology) contributed a "triple-double" (32 points, 16 rebounds, and 10 steals) as the Blue Jays defeated the Bucks County Community College Centurions (0-18, 0-15), 88-24.

Livingston is the first Blue Jay to have a "triple-double" in a game this season.  Her 32 points and 10 steals are the most by a Manor player this season.

The Blue Jays never trailed during this game.  Manor led after the first quarter (23-6) and at halftime (43-8).  The six first quarter tied for the fewest the Blue Jays allowed this season (six allowed versus Mercer County Community College on January 26).  The eight halftime points are the fewest Manor has allowed this season.  Livingston led both teams with 11 first quarter points.  Sophomore point guard Kiara Stoval (Chester, PA/Ursuline Academy [DE]) paced both squads with 17 first-half points.  Livingston added 15.

Manor outscored Bucks County in the third (22-8) and led 65-16 after three quarters.  The Blue Jays outscored the Centurions in the fourth, 23-8.  Livingston led both teams with 10 points in the fourth.  Livingston paced both squads with 17 second-half points and Stoval contributed 11.  Freshman guard Cassie Tavormina led Bucks County with 10 second-half points.  Manor outscored Mercer County in the second half, 45-16, en route to the victory.

The 64-point victory versus the Centurions is Manor's largest margin of victory in a NJCAA Region XIX Division II game (overall and at home).  The previous mark was 63 versus Delaware Technical and Community College/Stanton-Wilmington on January 18, 2011 (99-36).

Individual Statistical Leaders:  Livingston also had six assists and led Manor with three blocked shots.  Stoval paced both teams with seven assists.  Freshman power forward Allayna Gordon-Staley (Philadelphia, PA/Cristo Rey Philadelphia) scored 14 points and shared the team lead with Livingston with 16 rebounds for the Blue Jays.  Freshman forward Jailynn Watson (Darby, PA/Penwood) contributed 11 rebounds.

Tavormina led Bucks County with 16 points.  Freshman forwards Alena Kusnerick and Korin Bradley each paced the Centurions with 10 rebounds.  Kusnerick led the team with four blocked shots.

Manor 2018-2019 Single-Game Scoring Leaders (including ties): Stoval (seven) and Livingston (six).

Manor 2018-2019 Single-Game Rebounding Leaders (including ties): Livingston (eight), Gordon-Staley (four), and Stoval and Watson (one each).

Manor 2018-2019 Double-Figure Scoring Leaders: Stoval (13), Livingston (11), Gordon-Staley (three), and freshman guard Shania Patterson (Philadelphia, PA/The U School) and Watson (one each).

Manor 2018-2019 Double-Figure Rebounding Leaders: Livingston (11), Gordon-Staley (seven), Watson (six), and Stoval (one).

Manor 2018-2019 "Double-Double" (Points and Rebounds) Leaders: Livingston (nine), Gordon-Staley (two), and Stoval and Watson (one each).

Series Record (since 2002-2003, but, the 2003-2004 season is unavailable): Manor swept the season series and is 3-0 overall (2-0 at home) versus Bucks County.

Home Record versus Region XIX Division II Schools: The Blue Jays are 62-35 at home versus Region XIX Division II schools since the 2008-2009 season.

Next Game: Manor travels to play Region XIX Division II Raritan Valley Community College (16-6, 7-4) Noon Saturday, February 2 in Branchburg, New Jersey.  The Blue Jays are 10-3 overall (3-1 on the road) versus the Lions since the 2008-2009 season.  Raritan Valley won the previous match-up, 67-44, on November 27, 2018 at Manor.  The Blue Jays are 50-47 on the road versus Region XIX Division II schools since the 2008-2009 season.

Next Home Game: Manor hosts NJCAA Region XIX Division II Essex County College 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 9.  The Blue Jays are 11-9 overall (5-4 at home) versus the Wolverines.  Essex County won the previous match-up, 52-48, on November 17, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey.