Salisbury State stays perfect in CAC

Sea Gulls beat Goucher, 84-74

W. Maryland wins

State women

January 23, 2001|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Jamie Kohlenstein led five Salisbury State players in double figures with 21 points to power the Sea Gulls past host Goucher, 84-74, in a Capital Athletic Conference women's game last night.

The Sea Gulls (14-2, 7-0) led by as many as 25 points - 56-31 with 18:25 remaining in the second half - but the only unbeaten team in CAC play let the Gophers come as close as eight at 82-74 with 0:48 left to play.

Goucher had two players with double doubles. Kate Guggino had 12 rebounds to go along with a game-high 23 points, and Maren Hill came off the bench to score 14 points and grab 10 rebounds.

Salisbury State shot 51.2 percent from the floor in the first half to take a commanding 49-29 lead at the half.

Goucher outscored Salisbury 45-35 in the second half.

Western Maryland 78, Catholic 55: The Green Terror outscored the visiting Cardinals 40-25 in the second half on its way to a rout.

Senior point guard Patty Russo posted a season high with 18 points, adding seven assists and four steals.

Western Maryland led 38-30 at intermission, despite shooting 13-of-37 (35.1 percent) from the floor.

The offense recovered in the second half with 13-of-26 shooting (50 percent) from the floor.

Catholic shot 23-of-57 (40.4 perecent) on the night, but was hampered by 26 turnovers and only one trip to the free-throw line after intermission.

In all, four Green Terror players scored in double figures. Joining Russo were Jill Ibex (15 points), Jen Piccolomini (11) and Toby McIntire (10).

Ibex also blocked three shots. Stephanie McPherson turned in a sharp performance with a game-high nine rebounds and a perfect 3-for-3 outing from the floor.

Kathleen McGlynn and Meg Hegarty led all Catholic scorers with 15 points apiece. Carol Schnepp added 11 points.

Howard 85, Coppin State 70: Asia Petty scored 21 points to power the Bison (10-5, 7-0) past the host Eagles (4-13, 2-7) in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action.

Howard shot 51.6 percent from the floor compared to Coppin's 40 percent to take a 16-point halftime advantage at 44-28.

Keisha Brooks led Coppin with 21.

Morgan State 58, UMES 49: Shakira Smith and Kimberly Harris scored 17 and 13 points, respectively, as the visiting Bears defeated the Hawks in Princess Anne in a Mid-Eastern Atheltic Conference game.

UMES' Brasheedah Elohim led all scorers with 20.

Morgan broke away from a 27-25 halftime deficit, outscoring the Hawks 33-22 in the second half.

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