Salisbury women top Catholic, reach CAC final


February 22, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Junior guard Amy Campion finished with game highs of 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Salisbury women's basketball team to a 70-57 win over Catholic last night in the semifinals of the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament at UMES.

The Sea Gulls (22-4) will try to capture their third straight CAC title when they face Marymount tomorrow in the championship game. For Salisbury, freshman forward Pam Kenney had 16 points and senior guard Jaime Kohlenstein finished with 10 as the Sea Gulls extended their winning streak to seven.

The Cardinals end their season at 14-12.

Long Island 77, Mount St. Mary's 67: Senior Angelika Stec scored 14 points and sparked the decisive second-half run as the Blackbirds (16-10, 13-4) won their seventh straight and moved a step closer to their first Northeast Conference crown by beating the visiting Mountaineers (11-15, 8-9).

LIU needs to defeat Wagner tomorrow to clinch the top seed in next week's NEC tournament.

Beth Foster led the Mount with 28 points and Adrienne Harris pitched in with 20.


Catholic 71, Goucher 66: The visiting Gophers (13-13) saw their season end in the semifinals of the CAC tournament, as they were beaten by the Cardinals (24-2).

Six Catholic players were in double figures, led by Matt Hilleary's 19 points.

Thabo Letsebe (Towson Catholic) had 16 points for Goucher, which trailed 29-25 at the intermission.

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