Maryland stops Georgia Tech, 68-66Estelle Christy scored...

State women

January 14, 1991

ATLANTA — Maryland stops Georgia Tech, 68-66

Estelle Christy scored 19 points to lead Maryland past Georgia Tech, 68-66, in an Atlantic Coast Conference game at Alexander Memorial Coliseum last night.

The Terps (10-5) have won five in a row and are 3-0 in the ACC for the first time since the 1987-88 season.

Georgia Tech fell to 1-4, 1-3 in the ACC.

Christy tied her career high, as she led the Terps back from a 29-19 halftime deficit. The sophomore scored 12 of her 19 in the second half.

Also in double figures for Maryland were center Jesse Hicks with 13, forward Dafne Lee (Walbrook) with 10 and freshman Aluma Goren with 10.

L The Terps outscored Georgia Tech, 49-37, in the second half.

The Yellow Jackets were led by Karen Lounsbury's 22 points and Joyce Pierce's 20.

MARYLAND (68) -- Lee 4-6 2-4 10, Marjanovic 2-5 0-0 4, Hick5-13 3-4 13, Colleton 0-3 0-0 0, Goren 3-10 2-3 10, Rimkus 1-4 0-0 2, Christy 9-19 0-0 19, Panek 3-4 0-0 6, Barnes 2-5 0-1 4. Totals 26-69 7-12 68.

GEORGIA TECH (66) -- Pierce 7-11 6-7 20, Echols 2-3 0-0 4, Kauffman 0-3 0-0 0, Davis 1-1 0-0 2, Lounsbury 8-17 3-5 22, Weiss 0-5 2-4 2, Caldwell 4-11 3-3 12, Gernatt 1-3 0-0 2, Baldwin 0-0 0-0 0, Davis 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 24-56 14-19 66.

Halftime--Georgia Tech 29-19. Three-point goals--M 3-8 (Goren 2-4, Christy 1-4), GT 4-12 (Lounsbury 3-9, Caldwell 1-2, Davis 0-1). Rebounds--M 35 (Lee 9), GT 42 (Caldwell 12). Assists--M 23 (Barnes 7), GT 13 (Davis 3). Total fouls--M 17, GT 15. Fouled out--none. Technicals--none. A--1,152.

Iona 46, Loyola 41

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y.

Jennifer Spafford scored all of her game-high 16 in the second half, as Iona (3-10, 1-2) defeated Loyola (3-9, 0-3) in a Metro ZTC Atlantic Athletic Conference game.

Mary Thompson's jump shot with 9 minutes, 48 seconds left in the game cut Iona's lead to two, but the Gaels fought back for a 13-point advantage with 4:49 left.

A5 Toni Shropshire's 13 rebounds were a career high.

LOYOLA (41) -- Young 2-14 2-3 6, Borden 1-3 2-2 4, Thompso2-7 0-0 4, Shay 4-11 0-1 8, Shropshire 5-8 0-0 10, Springer 0-1 0-1 0, Stokes 3-4 1-2 7, Vendlinski 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 18-52 5-9 41.

IONA (46) -- Toups 2-4 0-0 4, Sharkey 1-3 0-0 2, Spafford 6-17 3-5 16, Winterfeldt 2-14 1-2 5, Bottge 0-2 0-0 0, Marco 4-15 0-0 10, Clemente 1-1 2-2 4, Brady 0-1 1-2 1, Brown 2-5 0-0 4. Totals 18-62 7-11 46.

Halftime--Iona 18-14. Three-point goals--L 0-7 (Young 0-2, Thompson 0-2, Vendlinski 0-2, Stokes 0-1), I 3-11 (Marco 2-4, Spafford 1-6, Winterfeldt 0-1). Rebounds--L 52 (Shropshire 13), I 33 (Winterfeldt 7). Assists--L 9 (Borden 4), I 8 (Toups 4). Total fouls--L 15, I 16. Fouled out--none. Technicals--none. A--109.

Mount 65, St. Francis N.Y. 58

NEW YORK

Junior center Vanessa Blair scored 17 of her game-high 25 in the second half to lead Mount St. Mary's (7-5, 3-1) to a Northeast Conference victory over St. Francis, N.Y. (4-8, 1-1).

Sophomore Erica Herbert scored 15 and senior Paula Balakonis added 10 for Mount St. Mary's.

Allegheny-Pitt 77, CCB 58

Geny Grundea's 24 points led visiting Allegheny-Pittsburgh (10-0) over the Community College of Baltimore (2-9). Adrian Boatwright led CCB with 13 points.

ALLEGHENY-PITTSBURGH (77) -- Brown 2, Gordon 3, Mahone6, Grundea 24, Erny 8, Synder 8, Kopelie 11, O'Conner 16. Totals 33 8-9 77.

CCB (58) -- Boatwright 13, Gee 8, Byrd 10, Hill 16, Williams 9. Totals 17 15-20 58.

* Halftime--Allegheny 44-25.

CCC 70, Potomac State 64

KEYSER, W.Va.

Stacey Leonard (Catonsville) scored 15 points to lead Catonsville Community College (5-0) over Potomac State (4-2).

CATONSVILLE CC (70) -- Steinbach 7, Muhl 12, Robinson 10, Harper 9, Watkins 14, Allwein 3, Leonard 15. Totals 25 16-28 70.

POTOMAC STATE (64) -- Sites 3, Beardslee 21, Stanley 2, Shannon 6, Hochensmith 19, Kerns 4, Babarito 9. Totals 22 15-24 Halftime--PS, 37-30. 3-point goals: CCC 4-4 (Leonard 3-3, Muhl 1-1); PS 4-7 (Beardsley 4-7).

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