Goucher squeaks by Catholic in OT, 76-74

Coppin handles UMES

Hopkins downs Dickinson

State women

College Basketball

January 25, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Jana White made a game-winning layup with one second remaining in overtime and host Goucher escaped with a 76-74 victory over Catholic yesterday in a Capital Athletic Conference game in Towson.

The lead changed hands five times in the extra period. Kathleen McGlynn, who led Catholic (11-4, 4-2) with 26 points and 16 rebounds, hit a jumper to tie the game at 74 with 17 seconds to go in overtime. Stephanie Tolbert missed a three-point attempt with five seconds remaining, but Kimberley Gordy grabbed one of her team-high 14 rebounds and fed White for the winner.

Tolbert led the Gophers (9-6, 3-3) with 24 points and hit a game-tying three-pointer with six seconds left in regulation.

Coppin State 63, UMES 55: Both teams shot below 40 percent, but the visiting Lady Eagles (9-8, 5-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) controlled the boards, out-rebounding the Lady Hawks 48-34.

Leisel Harry had 19 points and 16 rebounds for Coppin. Tiffany Winkfield had 13 points, 10 rebounds and six blocks for the Lady Hawks (3-10, 1-6).

Johns Hopkins 58, Dickinson 39: The host Blue Jays (13-2, 8-1 Centennial Conference) used a 10-0 run at the start of the second half to break open the game. Junior Katie Kimball scored 10 points for Johns Hopkins, which held Dickinson (8-5, 5-3) to 23 percent shooting. Piper Estess had 11 points for the Red Devils.

Maine 60, UMBC 45: Heather Ernest scored 16 points for the Black Bears (11-5, 6-0 America East). The host Retrievers (0-15, 0-6) got 17 points from Courtney Doughman.

Mary Washington 64, Salisbury 57: Four players scored in double figures for host Mary Washington (6-9, 3-3 Capital Athletic Conference) and Lindsey Forbush pulled down 20 rebounds to lead the Eagles. Kiera Watkins scored 16 points for the Sea Gulls (9-8, 3-3).

Pitt-Bradford 81, Frostburg State 68: Kelly True scored 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, including 11 off the offensive boards for Frostburg. But it was not enough for the host Bobcats (11-6, 3-2 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference) to overcome the Lady Panthers (4-11, 3-2). Samantha Groller and Calista Walker scored 17 apiece for Pitt-Bradford.

St. Francis (Pa.) 86, Mount St. Mary's 77: Myriam Baccouche (16 points) and Adrienne Harris (23) became the 12th and 13th Mountaineers to reach 1,200 career points, but the host Red Flash (10-5, 6-0 Northeast Conference) used a 19-4 run at the end of the first half and beginning of the second to erase a nine-point Mount lead. Five players scored in double figures for Mount St. Mary's (5-12, 4-4).

Muhlenberg 101, Washington College 54: The Shorewomen (4-11, 2-8 Centennial Conference) committed 34 turnovers and the Mules (12-3, 7-2) grabbed 62 rebounds. Karen Simos had 17 points for the Shorewomen. Jill Friedman scored 21 points for the Mules.

York 78, St. Mary's 57: The host Spartans (10-5, 5-1 CAC) outscored the Seahawks (4-12, 1-5) 53-31 in a dominant second half. York's Heather Kessler led all scorers with 25 points. Mary Kate Lenz had 16 for St. Mary's.

Southern Virginia 81, College of Notre Dame 50: Tania Moe scored 16 of her 18 points in the first half to help the host Knights jump to a big lead. Cassie Hall (Lansdowne) led the Gators (8-5) with 11 points.

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