GEORGETOWN 67, DELAWARE 57
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cynthia Petke scores 26 points and finishes with six assists to lead Georgetown to a 67-57 win over Delaware in the first round of the Postseason WNIT.
The Hoyas never trailed in the game and held onto a 31-28 halftime lead. Dionna White chipped in 16 points for Georgetown and teammate Yazmine Belk pulled down a game-high 16 rebounds on top of eight points.
Nicole Enabosi lead Delaware with 13 points coming off the bench and Samone DeFreese added 10 points and seven rebounds.
The Hoyas advance beyond the first round of the WNIT for the first time since 2009 and are now 5-7 all-time in the postseason tournament. It’s the eighth appearance in the WNIT for the Blue and Gray.
Georgetown is now 5-3 all-time against the Blue Hens and it was the first time both two teams had met in the postseason.
The Hoyas will host Duquesne in Round Two of the WNIT on Monday, March 19 with tip slated for 7 p.m. ET.