Fisher helps UM women rout UMES, take title

Double double nets win in Terrapin Classic, 97-65

College Basketball

November 30, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Sophomore Chrissy Fisher had 18 points and 13 rebounds, her first career double double, to lead the Maryland women to the Terrapin Classic title with a 97-65 victory over UMES yesterday at Comcast Center.

UMES (2-2) trailed 19-17 midway through the first half, but the Terrapins (4-0) outscored the Hawks 34-11 in the final 11:08 of the half to take control.

Maryland, which shot 54 percent for the game, hit the 90-point mark in back-to-back games for the first time since 1992.

Freshmen Kalika France (17 points) and Shay Doron (15) handled much of the Terrapins' scoring, with senior Crystal Washington adding 12.

Fisher, who added three assists and two steals and was 2-for-3 from three-point range, earned tournament Most Valuable Player honors and was joined on the all-tournament team by teammates Doron, Washington and Delvona Oliver.

UMES' Tiffany Winkfield (23 points, 13 rebounds) and Octavia Thompson (25 points) also made the all-tournament team.

UMES - Griffith 0-4 1-3 1, Tucker 0-0 2-2 2, Winkfield 11-23 1-3 23, Thompson 6-18 11-12 25, Gooden 1-2 0-0 3, Goodwin 2-7 0-0 5, Chase 0-1 0-0 0, Grays 0-0 0-0 0, Jeter 0-1 0-0 0, Cheatham 0-1 0-0 0, Okaro 0-0 0-0 0, Martin 0-0 0-0 0, Bailey 2-3 2-2 6. Totals 22-60 17-22 65. MARYLAND-Fisher 6-10 4-5 18, Washington 5-10 2-2 12, Spence 3-5 0-1 7, Doron 6-12 1-2 15, France 8-12 1-2 17, Brick 1-4 0-1 2, Carr 1-3 0-2 2, Henson 2-3 0-0 5, Smith 4-6 3-4 11, Rose 0-1 0-0 0, Oliver 3-6 2-2 8. Totals 39-72 13-21 97. Half: Maryland, 53-28. 3-point goals: UMES 4-14 (Thompson 2-8, Gooden 1-2, Goodwin 1-3, Cheatham 0-1), Maryland 6-8 (Fisher 2-3, Spence 1-2, Doron 2-2, Henson 1-1). Fouled out: none. Rebounds: UMES 35 (Winkfield 13), Maryland 44 (Fisher 13). Assists: UMES 9 (Griffith 3), Maryland 26 (Spence 7). Total fouls: UMES 19, Maryland 20. A: 704.

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