Navy sinks Lafayette behind Coffey's 24 Dowling adds 20 for Mids

Morgan routed by Howard


January 18, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Junior center Laurie Coffey tied a career-high with 24 points to lead Navy to a 70-60 Patriot League win yesterday over Lafayette in Easton, Pa.

The Midshipmen's Becky Dowling contributed 20 points and 12 rebounds. Tiffany Bedics' 15 points led the Leopards (7-8, 1-2).

Navy (14-3, 4-0) led from the start and used its strong post play to out-rebound Lafayette 35-18. The Midshipmen, whose largest lead was 15 points, also shot 51 percent (24 of 47) for the game.

Howard 82, Morgan State 38: Alisha Hill's 17 points led four players in double figures as the host Bison (8-5, 6-1) rolled to a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference win.

Tressan Dugan and Monique Liddell each had a team-high 10 points for the Bears (2-10, 1-4), who shot 23 percent (10 of 43) for the game and had 31 turnovers.

Coastal Carolina 64, UMBC 57: Kelly Shutters scored 16 to power the host Chanticleers (5-9, 2-2) to a Big South win.

Kim Brown led the Retrievers (4-12, 1-3) with 13.

UMES 67, Bethune-Cookman 63: Aileene Frazer scored 20 and Nicole Counil 15 as the Fighting Hawks rallied to a MEAC win in Daytona Beach, Fla.

The Wildcats led by eight at halftime, thanks to four three-pointers from guard Wenona Allen, who had a team-high 19 points. But Allen's 12 turnovers helped UMES come back in the second half.

UMES outscored Bethune-Cookman 35-23 in the second half.

Western Maryland 66, Haverford 63: Senior forward Katie Haley scored the go-ahead basket with just over a minute to play, lifting the visiting Green Terror (8-4, 4-1) to a Centennial Conference win.

Haley (24 points, 13 rebounds) put Western Maryland, which has won three of its past four, in the lead at 64-63 with 1: 07 to play.

Salisbury State 97, Goucher 77: The visiting Sea Gulls (6-6, 3-0) had four players in double figures, led by Katea Murray's 19, on the way to a Capital Athletic Conference win.

Muhlenberg 56, Washington College 54: Sarah Clarke's two free throws with 1: 52 left put the visiting Mules ahead for good and ended the Shoremen's six-game win streak. Maggy Kilroy led Washington College with 13 points.

Villa Julie 51, Mary Baldwin 20: The Mustangs (2-10) got a team-high 13 points from Heidi Moldenhauer as they put away the Fighting Squirrels for their second win of the season. Heather Stokes added 12 points for Villa Julie.

St. Mary's 59, Catholic 59: Kim Brown and Erica Pearson had 14 points and five rebounds each to lead the Seahawks (10-3) over the Cardinals (2-8) in a Capital Athletic Conference game.

Pub Date: 1/18/98

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