Lafayette stops Schneck, but Navy prevails

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 added 12.

* 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).

* 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.

Down 44-39 with 9:30 left, the Mount scored eight of the game's next 11 points to pull even at 47. The Mount then took the lead for good, 51-50, behind a pair of free throws by Nikki Schroyer.

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

Men

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

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