Terps women reach final of tourney 62-52 defeat of Vermont matches UM with Howard

December 01, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Stephanie Cross scored a team-high 16 points as Maryland defeated Vermont, 62-52, yesterday in a first-round game of the Brother Holiday Tournament at Rutgers University.

The Terps (2-1) led 32-23 at the half and held off a second-half rally by Vermont to advance to today's final against Howard, a 59-55 winner over Rutgers in the other semifinal.

Sonia Chase added 14 points for Maryland and Nina Ohman 10. The Catamounts' Alex Lawson led all scorers with 18 points.

Pub Date: 12/01/96

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