The Seahawks battled UMW through the early going, as the score stood tied with 6:50 left in the first half, 24-24. From there, UMW went on a 19-0 run, allowing the final basket of the half in leading, 43-26, at intermission. Seven different Eagles scored in the run.
The second half saw UMW up the lead to as many as 28 in the final minutes before claiming the 22-point victory. The Eagles also held a 48-26 advantage in rebounding. McRae shot 9-15 from the floor in leading all scorers, while Wimmer went 7-15. Junior Rachel Martin (Annandale, Va., Bishop Ireton) scored 11 points and added seven assists for UMW, who shot 46% from the floor, including five three pointers, while the Seahawks shot 36%.
Mary Washington will visit Marymount University on Monday at 6:00 p.m.