DeMya Walker scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds last night to lead No. 13 Virginia past Maryland, 60-42, in an Atlantic Coast Conference women's game in Charlottesville.
The teams were 29-29 at halftime but Virginia (10-3, 3-1) outscored the Terrapins 31-13 in the second half.
The Cavaliers' defense forced 18 turnovers in the game and limited Maryland (9-4, 1-3) into 4-for-25 shooting (16 percent) in the second half.
Monick Foote had 13 points for the Cavaliers, and Lisa Hosac had 12 rebounds as Virginia held a 45-35 advantage on the boards.
Sonia Chase had 16 points for Maryland and Tiffany Brown added 10.
The Terrapins had more turnovers than field goals, shooting 16-for-49 (32.7 percent) for the game.
Goucher 63, Dickinson 51: Zeena Huang and Allison Ruff each scored 17 points as Goucher (2-7) topped host Dickinson (2-6). The Gophers forced 35 turnovers.
College of Notre Dame 76, Catholic 46: Jen Chaney scored 15 points and had five assists to pace the College of Notre Dame (4-5) over visiting Catholic (0-5). The Gators out-rebounded the Cardinals 47-38 and held Catholic to 30 percent (19 of 63) shooting from the field.
Coppin State 67, South Carolina State 60: Forward Lisa Briggs led all scorers with 30 points on 11-for-17 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds in Orangeburg, S.C., as the Eagles earned their first win of the season. Center Ayesha Dockery added 12 points for Coppin State (1-7). Forward Twanna Wright led Bulldogs with 18 points and eight rebounds.
Morgan State 51, District of Columbia 48: Guard Kaira Warfield scored 12 points as the Bears (3-5) erased a 25-21 halftime deficit to win at home.
St. Peter's 62, UMBC 35: Ricky Bellinger scored 22 points to power host St. Peter's (4-9) past UMBC (1-11). St. Peter's extended its 28-20 halftime lead by outshooting UMBC, 50 percent to 23.3. Marc Lay led the Retrievers with 12 points.
Pub Date: 1/10/97