CARLINVILLE, Ill. -- The women's basketball team outscored Blackburn by more than 10 points in each of the first three quarters as they captured an 83-36 victory on Wednesday night. Taylor Paulin was the only player to reach double digit scoring for Greenville as she had a game-high 15 points.
The Lady Panthers held a 47-21 lead at the half, and then limited Blackburn to four points in the third quarter as they added another 21 points.
Meredith Crosier contributed four steals.
Greenville made 32-of-65 shots from the floor as they shot at a 49 percent rate. They were close to flawless from the free throw line by making 11-of-13 charity attempts.
The Lady Panthers (10-6, 5-3 SLIAC) pulled into a second place tie in the SLIAC standings with three other teams as they hit the midpoint of the conference schedule. Greenville returns home on Saturday to play a fellow second place Webster squad at 1 p.m.