Lafayette slows Schneck, but Navy prevails State

January 14, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Lafayette held Navy's Adria Schneck, the nation's 11th-leading scorer, to 10 points, but her teammates came to the rescue with a solid defensive effort in a 63-60 Patriot League victory yesterday in Easton, Pa.

Sophomore Becky Dowling paced the Mids (13-2, 1-1) with 15 points and Joanne Groth had 12.

Lafayette (2-10, 0-2), which had four players finish in double figures, was led by Keri Hollister's 13 points and 13 rebounds.

* Coppin State 60, Delaware State 46: Natasha Parks and Delora Walker each scored 20 points as the Eagles (5-6) moved to 3-0 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference with a victory over the host Hornets (4-7, 2-2).

* Howard 78, UMES 49: Alisha Hill's game-high 34 points and Amanda Hayes' 21 powered Howard University (4-6, 2-0) over host UMES in a MEAC game.

Dawnyelle Brown led UMES with 19 points and 10 rebounds.

* Mount St. Mary's 59, St. Francis (N.Y.) 52: Megan Gardiner had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help visiting Mount St. Mary's (6-4, 3-0 in Northeast Conference) past St. Francis (1-9, 0-3).

The Mount forced 21 turnovers.

* Goucher 73, St. Mary's 53: Didi Cotton scored 15 to lead four double-figure scorers, and Goucher (7-4, 3-0 in Capital Athletic Conference) downed visiting St. Mary's (3-5, 0-2).

* Haverford 67, Western Maryland 65: Claudette Pirwitz scored 32 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as host Haverford (6-7, 1-4) edged Western Maryland (8-2, 3-2) in the Centennial Conference.

Katie Haley scored a team-high 24 points and 12 rebounds for Western Maryland, which saw its six-game win streak end.

Men

* UMES 71, Howard 65: Aaron McKinney scored 23 points, including the 1,000th point of his career, as UMES (9-6, 4-1 in MEAC) topped visiting Howard (0-11, 0-2).

It was the 10th straight home win for the Hawks.

* Franklin & Marshall 69, Western Maryland 54: Franklin & Marshall (11-0, 3-0 in Centennial Conference) used a 9-0 run early in the second half to defeat Western Maryland (3-10, 1-3).

* Salisbury State 94, Mary Washington 76: Bill Lancaster scored a game-high 22 points and added 11 rebounds for the host Seagulls (5-6, 2-1).

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