Spartans Knock Off Loyola Marymount For First Road Win

LOS ANGELES – Jyah LoVett scored a game-high and new career-high 17 points, and Sydni Summers knocked down four 3-pointers off the bench to lead San José State (3-2, 0-0 MW) 61-53 over Loyola Marymount (1-3, 0-0 WCC) on Sunday afternoon for their first road win.

  • LoVett went 3-of-6 from behind the arc and added six free throws to lead the team with 17 points.
  • Amhyia Moreland had a strong game from the post, going 7-of-10 from the field to score 14 points and pulled down eight rebounds.
  • Summers made four 3-pointers and scored 12 points in the game.
  • Her fourth 3-pointer of the game put the Spartans up five points with 29.4 seconds remaining as time expired on the shot clock.
  • Semaj Smith came off the bench to score seven points, her most in a San José State uniform.
  • Maya Anderson knocked down a pair of 3-pointers to finish with six points.
  • The Spartan defense showed out again, forcing 19 turnovers with seven steals.
  • The Spartans scored 24 points off of LMU's turnovers.
  • Nailea Nicholas filled the stat sheet in her first start of the season with eight rebounds, five points and three assists.
  • The Spartans held the lead for nearly 36 minutes in the contest.
  • SJSU knocked down 10 3-pointers as a team for the first time this season.
  • This is the first time the Spartans have defeated LMU since the 1993-94 season when SJSU won 73-68.

UP NEXT: The Spartans will be in Berkeley over Thanksgiving weekend to compete in the Raising The B.A.R. Invitational hosted by Cal on Friday and Saturday. They will open the weekend against Cal on Friday at 12 p.m.

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