Western Maryland stays perfect, 81-69 Green Terror moves to 5-0 after defeating York, 81-69

State women

December 07, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Forward Katie Haley scored 18 points and guard Erin Murphey (Francis Scott Key) added 14 yesterday to keep Western Maryland undefeated with an 81-69 nonconference win over York.

Haley and junior center Michele Jarman led a 25-2 Western Maryland run that spanned both halves.

York led 28-23 after Tina Litz's jumper with 4: 20 remaining in the first half. But the Green Terror then scored 14 of the last 16 points before the half, and the first 11 of the second for a 48-30 advantage. Haley and Jarman each had seven points in the run.

In addition to leading all scorers, Haley had six rebounds, six assists and five steals.

Western Maryland is now 5-0 for the first time since the 1989-90 season.

York dropped its second straight to fall to 3-4.

Towson 75, Drexel 56: Seina Keiner scored 15 and Jess Gordon added 14 as the Tigers (4-1) shot 57 percent in the second half to win on the road.

Drexel (2-2) led 20-12 with 10: 27 left in the second half, but the Tigers out-scored the Dragons 18-6 the rest of the half.

Indiana State 49, UMBC 45: Amy Amstutz scored 27 to lead the Sycamores past the visiting Retrievers (2-5). Kendra Damann led UMBC with 15 points, and Serena Hampton added 11.

Loyola 67, Central Connecticut 44: Jina Mosley led all scorers with 16 and the Greyhounds started the game with a 14-2 run in the Harvard Invitational semifinals. Loyola (2-2) faces Harvard for the tournament championship at 2: 30 p.m. today.

Manhattan 65, Morgan State 56: The Jaspers outscored the Bears 12-4 in the final four minutes to win in the opening round of the Big Apple Tournament. Morgan State's Monique Liddell led all scorers with 21 points. The Bears face George Mason at 1 p.m. today for third place.

Cornell 64, UMES 46: The Hawks (3-3) fell behind 33-17 at halftime and could not recover after hitting just six of 27 shots in the first half of the Cornell Classic championship game.

Nicole Council led UMES with nine points and four rebounds, and Tonjonna Hayes added eight points. Cornell's Kristie Riccio led all scorers with 15 points.

Pub Date: 12/07/97

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