Navy women advance, defeat Army, 65-57

March 02, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Joanne Groth tied a career high with 25 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Navy defeated Army, 65-57, yesterday in the first round of the Patriot League women's tournament.

Julie Graham added 13 points for the Midshipmen (19-8), and Kim Hanson led the Cadets (6-21) with 13. Navy's win was its third of the season over Army.

The Mids held a 28-22 halftime lead and sealed the win by making 16 of 20 free throws.

Navy will play second-seeded Holy Cross in the quarterfinal round today at noon.

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