Hopkins puts away W. Maryland, 67-63

Morgan remains winless

Pender leads UMBC

State women

College Basketball

January 20, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Junior center Kathy Darling scored a game-high 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Johns Hopkins women's basketball team to a 67-63 win over Centennial Conference rival Western Maryland yesterday in Baltimore.

It was the ninth straight win for the Blue Jays, who also got 13 points from Trista Snyder and 11 from Maureen Myers. Senior forward Jennifer Butterwei (Archbishop Spalding) added 10 rebounds and 11 assists for the Blue Jays (15-1, 6-0).

The Blue Jays made an 8-2 run to take a 42-30 lead with 4:12 remaining, but the Green Terror (11-4, 5-2) regained the lead at 55-54 with 7:12 to play.

After three more ties and lead changes, Hopkins took the lead for good on a short jumper by Darling. Snyder followed with two free throws to give the Blue Jays a three-point cushion at 66-63 with 1:04 left.

Florida A&M 60, Morgan State 53: Kim Watson scored 21 points and Shelcey Harp added 15 as the host Rattlerettes (6-10, 2-5) kept the Bears (0-16, 0-7) winless in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game.

The Bears, who got 16 points from Sherie Cornish, shot 39 percent from the field and were out-rebounded 45-35.

Florida A&M won despite shooting 35 percent from the field for the game, and 19 percent in the first half.

UMBC 77, Wagner 62: Freshman guard Matea Pender scored a career-high 28 points to lead the host Retrievers (6-9, 2-4) to a Northeast Conference win over the Seahawks (6-10, 4-3).

Pender was 10-of-17 from the floor and added seven rebounds and a career-high six steals, while junior guard Jessie Brown added 18 points and seven assists.

The 77 points equaled a season high for the Retrievers, who were 7-for-12 from three-point range and 16-for-18 from the foul line.

Sacred Heart 87, Mount St. Mary's 75: Behind 23 points from Brooke Kelly and 17 from Ashley Kohl, the Pioneers (8-7, 4-2) topped the host Mountaineers (6-9, 3-3) in NEC action.

The Mountaineers were led by Beth Foster, who scored 21 points, and Lauren Kokotajlo, with 20.

Colgate 84, Navy 73: The visiting Mids (8-9, 0-4) dropped their sixth straight game as the Red Raiders (8-10, 2-2) rallied from a seven-point second-half deficit in a Patriot League game.

After leading 40-39 at halftime, thanks to a Malie Shimoda three-pointer at the buzzer, the Mids went on a 16-10 run over the first seven minutes to take a 56-49 lead. Shimoda scored a season-high 19 points.

But Navy, which also got 19 points and eight rebounds from Courtney Davidson, faltered the rest of the way, and Colgate went on a 9-2 run to tie the game at 58 and put the game away with a 24-10 spurt.

Marist 64, Loyola 46: Nina Vecchio scored a career-high 23 points and the host Red Foxes (9-8, 5-3) had a huge second half in beating the Greyhounds (7-9, 1-6) in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game.

Loyola led 22-20 at intermission, but Marist shot 53 percent in the second half and used runs of 15-6 and 14-2 to put the struggling Greyhounds away.

Jennifer Mitchell led Loyola with 13 points.

Washington College 88, Haverford 54: Senior forward Allyson Britton scored her 1,000th point in the Shorewomen's Centennial Conference win over the visiting Fords (2-13, 0-7).

Washington (8-7, 3-4) got a game-high 20 points and eight rebounds from freshman Liz Smith.

Britton, who scored 13 points in the game, became the fourth Shorewomen to reach 1,000 points.

Salisbury 83, York 74: The host Sea Gulls (13-2, 6-0) took over first place in the Capital Athletic Conference by besting the Spartans (10-6, 5-1) behind 25 points from Amy Campion and 14 from Rachel Lanning.

Goucher 72, Gallaudet 64: The visiting Gophers outscored the Bison 11-3 over the game's final four minutes in a CAC victory over Gallaudet (4-12, 1-5).

Gallaudet had overcome a seven-point deficit to tie the game at 61, but its offense stalled and Goucher converted seven of eight free throws.

Frostburg State 84, Pitt-Bradford 78: Tiffany Parker scored a career-high 20 points, and junior Kim Faust added 15 points and 19 rebounds as the host Bobcats (4-11, 2-3) downed the Panthers (5-11, 2-3) in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game.

Mary Washington 58, St. Mary's 42: In a battle between two teams winless in CAC play, Adrienne Barnes shot 6-for-7 from the field and scored 15 points to lead the visiting Eagles (2-12, 1-5) over the Seahawks (2-12, 0-6).

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