Washington College nips Swarthmore Maryland women fall to Duke by four

January 12, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Derek Cuff scored 17 points to power visiting Washington College (5-7, 1-2) to a 59-55 victory over Swarthmore (3-9, 0-3) in a Centennial Conference game last night.

Ben Schall led Swarthmore with 12 points.

Adam Poe added 11 points for the Shoremen.

State women

* Duke 57, Maryland 53: Ali Day and Jennifer Scanlon each scored 11 as No. 16 Duke (13-3, 2-2) defeated Maryland (6-6, 1-2) in Durham, N.C.

Sonia Chase led the Terps with 17.

* Coppin State 72, UMES 71: Natasha Parks had 23 points and 12 rebounds to rally Coppin State (4-6, 2-0) from a 13-point, second-half deficit over visiting UMES (1-10, 1-3) in an MEAC game.

The Eagles trailed 71-63 after a jumper by Kristi Sheldon with 1:05 left. Coppin State held UMES scoreless and scored its remaining points off offensive rebounds.

Coppin State shot 32.9 percent and had four players in double figures, including Lisa Briggs with 15.

* Bowie State 87, N.C. Central 45: Kimberly McCall scored 20 to power visiting Bowie State (8-3) past N.C. Central (2-6) in Durham, N.C.

Bowie State shot 48.5 percent from the field to build a 20-point halftime advantage. Michelle Harrison led N.C. Central with 13 points.

* Washington College 63, Widener 40: Kristen Snell scored 16 as visiting Washington College (5-4) defeated Widener (6-6) in Chester, Pa.

Allison Wentworth added 14 to Washington College's cause. Sue Hanratty led Widener with 12.

* Johns Hopkins 89, Gettysburg 52: Angie Arnold -- with 22 points -- led a foursome of double-digit Blue Jays scorers as Johns Hopkins (7-4, 4-0) defeated host Gettysburg (5-5, 1-3) in a Centennial Conference game.

Julie Anderson (16), Lori Leonard (15), Kristen McKee (13) rounded out the foursome for the Blue Jays.

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