Hot-shooting Mount rolls to 82-67 win

St. Francis sinks UMBC

Bucknell closes out Navy

State women

January 13, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Mount St. Mary's women's basketball team pulled away in the second half to defeat host Robert Morris, 82-67, in a Northeast Conference game yesterday.

Taylor Long scored a team-high 16 points for the Mount, which has beaten the Colonials (0-11, 0-4) 10 straight times.

Missy Spangler led Robert Morris with a game-high 20 points.

The Mountaineers (6-7, 3-1) shot a season-high 52.6 percent from the field and held the Colonials to 37.1 percent.

Beth Foster scored 14 and Andrea Bogard pitched in with a season-high 12 points for the Mountaineers.

St. Francis, Pa. 57, UMBC 49: Freshman center Beth Swink scored a game-high 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Red Flash (6-7, 4-0) over the visiting Retrievers (4-9, 0-4) in the NEC.

The Red Flash, who led 37-31, went on a 12-1 run midway through the second half and cruised the rest of the way.

Freshmen Matea Pender and Katie Kremer led the cold-shooting Retrievers with eight points each.

Bucknell 69, Navy 52: The Bison (9-6, 2-0) scored 15 of the game's final 19 points to pull away from the host Mids (8-7, 0-2) in a Patriot League game.

Navy, which trailed nearly the whole way, closed to within 54-48 at the 4:19 mark of the second half, but managed only four free throws the rest of the way.

Navy shot 29 percent from the field for the game, while Bucknell shot 45.5 percent and had five players in double figures, led by 16 from Molly Creamer.

Western Maryland 80, Villa Julie 31: The Green Terror (10-3) outscored the visiting Mustangs (2-10) 40-4 in the first half.

Brooke Weimer led Western Maryland with a game-high 18 points, shooting seven of eight from the field and four of four from the line.

Penn State Behrend 80, Frostburg State 50: Kate Costanzo scored a game-high 19 points, and three other Lions (6-8, 3-1) reached double figures in the victory over the visiting Bobcats (3-10, 1-2) in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game.

Marymount 80, Goucher 69: Despite 22 points from Stephanie Tolbert and 19 from Kate Guggino, the host Gophers (4-7, 2-2) fell to the Saints (11-4, 3-1) in a Capital Athletic Conference game.

Shaw 81, Bowie State 73: The host Bears (8-6) had four players in double figures, including Danielle Jones, who scored 20 points, in their victory over the Bulldogs (5-10).

Bowie was led by Allyson Hardy's 26 points and Asia Haney's 16.

Washington 68, Ursinus 56: Sophomore guard Karen Simos scored 18 points as the Shorewomen (6-6, 1-3) earned their first Centennial Conference victory by beating the host Bears (4-8, 3-3).

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