Mount runs mark in league to 9-1

Down 12, Williams leads comeback over Quinnipiac

February 06, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Kia Williams scored 17 of her game-high 24 points in the second half as Mount St. Mary's rallied to defeat Quinnipiac, 71-60, yesterday in a Northeast Conference women's game in Hamden, Conn.

The Mountaineers (14-5, 9-1) also got 13 second-half points from Andrea Bogart as they erased a 12-point deficit. Mount St. Mary's went ahead to stay, 66-56, with a 14-4 run.

Bucknell 46, Navy 43: The Midshipmen's inability to rebound five missed free throws by the Bison (12-9, 7-0 Patriot League) in the final 20 seconds saddled the hosts (2-18, 0-7) with their 14th straight defeat. Navy's Hilary Goodrich scored a game-high 18 points.

Hofstra 71, Towson 68: Jennifer Brickey had 17 points -- including two key three-pointers in the final minutes -- as the Flying Dutchmen (11-9, 5-8 America East) held off a late rally by the host Tigers (6-14, 4-8).

Towson trailed, 66-57, with 3: 16 left before getting to 69-68 with 15 seconds left.

Howard 74, Coppin State 69: Behind Reagan Carter's 31 points the Bison (11-8, 9-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) downed the visiting Bears (10-11, 8-4). Liesha Mitchell led Coppin State with 21 points.

UMES 82, Bethune-Cookman 49: The host Fighting Hawks (6-14, 5-8 MEAC) had four players in double figures on the way to beating the Wildcats (9-11, 5-6). Nicole Council led UMES with 17 points, including all eight of her free throws.

UMES led by 12 at halftime and used a 10-4 run early in the second half to cruise.

Central Connecticut 66, UMBC 55: Dianne Warner's three-pointer with just over seven minutes left gave the Blue Devils (6-14, 4-7 Northeast Conference) the lead for good, 50-48.

Jami Lange of UMBC (5-15, 2-8) had a game-high 23 points.

Morgan State 77, Delaware State 62: Shakira Smith had 25 points and Sherie Cornish 17 as the visiting Bears (11-8, 8-3 MEAC) pulled away.

The Hornets (8-11, 5-5) took a 52-51 lead with 8: 14 left but the Bears scored 11 of the next 14.

Goucher 69, Catholic 55: Jessica Young had 23 points to lead the host Gophers (4-15, 1-9) to their first Capital Athletic Conference win of the season. Meg Podowski and Dana Bollinger each scored 12 points for Goucher.

Muhlenberg 62, Johns Hopkins 51: Jenn Risley and Jennifer O'Neill had 14 points apiece in leading the host Mules (12-8, 7-2 Centennial Conference) over the Blue Jays (15-5, 7-2).

Mary Washington 72, Salisbury State: Despite Amy Campion's game-high 16 points, the visiting Sea Gulls (11-8, 4-5 CAC) fell.

York 67, St. Mary's 53: The host Spartans (13-7, 6-4 CAC) never trailed after a 9-0 run midway through the first half.

Dickinson 78, Washington College 66: Kim Selemba led all scorers with 24 points as the Red Devils (6-13, 3-6 Centennial Conference) downed the visiting Shorewomen (6-13, 1-8).

College of Notre Dame 54, Hood 35: Karen Burley's 17 points propelled the Gators (6-12) to victory in the consolation game of the Gettysburg Invitational.

Pub Date: 2/06/00

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