American women too tough for Mount St. Mary's, 72-62

But Mount's Harris, Baccouche both surpass career 1,000-point mark

State

December 04, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Chanel Spriggs (16 points) led five American players in double figures as the American women's basketball team defeated host Mount St. Mary's, 72-62, last night.

Mount seniors Adrienne Harris and Myriam Baccouche each surpassed the career 1,000-point mark.

Harris, who became the 18th player in program history to score 1,000 points in her career, recorded her milestone basket on a layup with 9:17 left in the contest.

Harris scored a season-high 21 points to move into 17th place on the all-time list with 1,009.

Baccouche, who is the program's all-time career leader in three-pointers, reached the milestone on a three-pointer at the 3:55 mark in the second half.

Baccouche finished the game with 16 points and now stands at 1,005 for her career. She also grabbed a team-high nine rebounds. Fellow senior Beth Foster, who has missed the past two games with injury, needs 25 points to join the club.

Spriggs helped the Eagles (3-1) to their second straight victory over the Mount (1-4) after going 8-for-15 from the field. She also had nine rebounds, five assists and five steals.

Kaitlin Schuyler added 15 points, while Chanel Hunt talied a double double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Kim Salem and Joanna Barnes chipped in with 13 and 10 points, respectively.

Along with the performance from Baccouche and Harris, Samira Rashid had 11 points, and freshman Shamika Williams added a career-high eight points.

Mount St. Mary's took an early lead before American answered and never looked back.

Johns Hopkins 65, Gettys burg 59: Julie Miller scored a team-high 17 points to lead three players in double figures as the Blue Jays (6-0, 2-0 Centennial Conference) beat the visiting Bullets (1-4, 0-2) at Goldfarb Gymnasium.

The win marked the 14th straight dating back to last season and was also the 300th victory for Hopkins coach Nancy Funk. She has a 300-139 career record with four conference titles and seven trips to the NCAA tournament.

Men

Catholic 79, Salisbury 62: Patrick Satalin and William Morley scored 18 each to lead the visiting Cardinals (5-1, 1-0 Capital Athletic Conference) past the Sea Gulls (1-3, 0-1).

CCBC-Catonsville 75, Southern Maryland 67: Catonsville made 10 of 12 free-throw attempts in overtime to beat host Southern Maryland.

Jaron Taylor led the Cardinals (4-5, 1-2 Maryland JuCo) with 18 points, and Ryon Rabon led the Hawks (2-2) with 17 points.

CCBC-Essex 77, Anne Arundel 74: The visiting Knights trailed by two points with a minute to go before hitting a foul shot and a jumper to win the game.

Kyle Warner led the Pioneers (0-6) with 21 points.

BCCC 103, CCBC-Dundalk 93: Quan Griffin scored 26 points to power the Red Devils (4-3, 1-1) past the visiting Lions.

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