Junior forward Deedee Warley posted her fourth double-double of the season (11 points, 13 rebounds) as Maryland downed Dayton, 69-55, in women's college basketball last night at Cole Field House.
The Terps (5-0) are off to their best start since the 1991-92 season, when they went 9-0.
Maryland extended its 31-19 halftime edge by going on a 15-5 scoring run to open the second half, taking a commanding 46-26 lead.
Jamecca Harrell scored a team-high 14 points for the Terps.
Dayton was held to its lowest point total and field-goal percentage, 34.9.
Stefanie Miller led Dayton (3-2) with 16.
Johns Hopkins 85, Haverford 38: Molly Malloy scored 16 points as the Blue Jays (2-1, 1-0) took a commanding 47-point decision over the visiting Fords (1-3, 0-2) in Centennial Conference action.
Malloy made the first two baskets to open the scoring as Hopkins took a 25-5 lead with 14 minutes left in the first half. Hopkins began the second half with a 24-2 run to increase its 42-18 halftime advantage to 46 points.
Sophomore guard Lauren Martin scored seven of her 10 points during the run.
The Blue Jays (2-1) outshot Haverford from the floor, 51.4 percent to 34.1, for the game. Erin McCartney led the Fords in scoring with with 12 points.
Virginia Commonwealth 89, Loyola 56: The Rams -- led by Kristine Austgulen with 17 points --held the visiting Greyhounds (1-3) to 27.1 percent shooting from the field in Richmond, Va. This is the first team in the program's 26-year history to start a season 4-0.
Shontrese Smith led Loyola with 10.
Western Maryland 81, Dickinson 56: The Green Terror (2-1, 1-0), led by Jill Ibex with a game-high 18 points and 10 rebounds, forced 30 Red Devils turnovers en route to a season-opening win at the Gill Center.
The Green Terror led Dickinson (1-2, 0-1) 37-25 at halftime and pulled away behind 44 second-half points. The Red Devils' Kim Selemba scored 24, including four three-pointers.
Jen Piccolomini scored 13 points and Patty Russo 11 in Western Maryland's cause.
Toby McIntire led her team with five assists and four steals in her Gill Center career debut.
Gallaudet 71, St. Mary's 66: Tenille McCatty scored a game-high 31 points and pulled down 12 rebounds in a losing effort for the host Seahawks (2-2, 0-1) in a Capital Athletic Conference game.
Ronda Johnson and Buffy Hummel led the Bison (1-3, 1-0) with 18 and 16 points, respectively.
CCBC-Catonsville 55, Hagerstown CC 48: Sandy Jeffrey scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Cardinals (4-0) stayed undefeated with the victory over the Hawks (0-1).
Catonsville had a 35-22 second half that put the game away.
Joy Hyman scored all of her 11 points in the second half. LaTanya Elderidge also contributed 11 points.
Johns Hopkins 65, Haverford 48: The Blue Jays (2-2, 0-1) were led by a trio of double-digit scorers -- Matthew Eisley (16 points), Brian Cosgrove (15) and Steve Adams (14) -- to power past the visiting Fords (2-3, 0-1) in a Centennial Conference game.
Alec Evans led Haverford with 11.
St. Mary's 96, Gallaudet 47: Sheldon Taylor led five Seahawks in double digits with 16 points as host St. Mary's (2-4, 0-1) earned a commanding 49-point decision over the visiting Bison (2-4, 0-1) in Capital Athletic Conference action.
St. Mary's shot 54.8 percent from the floor and 52.2 percent from the line for the game. Jeremias Valencia led Gallaudet with 15 points.