Backup Camper lifts Terps women by Florida State

January 06, 1994|By From Staff Reports

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Junior reserve forward Kesha Camper scored 19 points to lead No. 24 Maryland (7-3, 2-0) to a 69-54 victory over Florida State (3-9, 0-4) in an Atlantic State women

Coast Conference women's game last night.

Camper, a six-footer out of Parkside High School in Salisbury, Md., who had knee surgery in the off-season, finished 9-for-12 from the field and 1-for-5 from the foul line.

After trailing the entire game, Maryland edged ahead at the 12:45 mark of the second half on Camper's layup for a 44-42 lead.

Monica Adams tied a career high with 18 points and Michele Andrews added 16 for Maryland.

In a battle of the ACC's leading scorers, Florida State's Christy Derlak got the better of Maryland's Bonnie Rimkus. They entered the game tied for second place in the conference scoring race, averaging 20.0 points per game.

Derlak posted a game-high 23 points for the Seminoles. Rimkus managed only four, but did help the Terps control the boards by pulling down nine rebounds.

Allison Percy added 20 for Florida State.

Maryland shot 61.4 percent from the field, 22.5 percent higher than the Seminoles. The Terps shot 65.2 percent from the free-throw line.

Florida State, which has lost six of its past seven, shot 58.3 percent but was only seven of 29 in the second half.

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