In the second half, the Colonials went cold from beyond the arc, missing all five of their three-point attempts.
GW netted 37.3 percent of its attempts from the field and 30.8 shots from beyond the arc, tying its lowest point production this season.
A clutch free throw and a layup helped women’s basketball propel over Georgetown Sunday for its third game of the season.
New faces have accounted for 71.3 percent of the team’s total offense this season, but the team averages just 57 points per game.
Rizzotti said she expects the freshmen to see time on the court early in the season as she plays around with different lineups.
Junior forward Neila Luma was one of the team’s offensive centerpieces last season, scoring a team-high 10.4 points per game and pulling 6.1 rebounds.
After guard Mei-Lyn Bautista and forward Kelsi Mahoney graduated, the Colonials must rely on younger leadership for the 2019-20 season.
Players said the team spent its lead-up to the season bonding over movies and D.C. outings and sharpening its individual and team skills.
The squad outscored the Lakers more than 2-to-1. GW never relinquished the lead, stifling any hope of a Mercyhurst comeback and winning 75–37.
The Colonials dropped their first game with the Billikens Friday and repeated the loss against the Flyers Saturday.