State women

Second-half surge carries UMBC to win

Rohde helps erase Longwood's halftime lead

College basketball

December 10, 2006|By From staff reports

The Longwood women's basketball team was unable to hang on to its six-point halftime lead as UMBC, led by Shari Rohde's 13 points in the second half, came back to win, 57-49, yesterday.

The visiting Retrievers (4-5) put together a 12-2 run in the opening nine minutes of the second half to take a four-point lead, their first since the opening minutes.

The Lancers trimmed the deficit to 49-46 with 2:09 remaining on a layup by Ashleigh Holman, but UMBC outscored Longwood 8-3 the rest of the way.

UMES 54, Winston-Salem State 48 -- The Lady Hawks won their fourth straight game against the visiting Lady Rams in overtime. UMES held Winston-Salem State to 26 percent shooting from the field as Kristi Veltkamp (nine points, 10 rebounds) blocked a career-high 11 shots.

Marymount 76, Goucher 61 -- The visiting Gophers (1-6) were led by Shadae Swan and Amber Smith, who combined to score 29 points in a loss to the Saints (5-3).

Morgan State 60, Lafayette 57 -- Shana Phillips led all scorers with a career-high 23 points, including four three-pointers, and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Lady Bears (3-4). Morgan State held Lafayette scoreless in the final 1:44 despite giving them two chances from behind the three-point line.

College of Notre Dame 85, Salem 66 -- Gloria Broady made four three-pointers and led three players in double figures with 22 points as the Gators beat the visiting Spirits. The 85 points were the most by a Notre Dame team since February 2005 (82 against Lancaster Bible College).

Christopher Newport 80, Hood 51 -- Freshman Jennifer Willison finished with a career-high 20 points and 14 rebounds for her fourth double double of the season for the visiting Blazers (0-6). The Captains led by as many as 34 points during the second half after trailing midway through the first half.

Villa Julie 63, Bible Baptist 44 -- The victory over the host Defenders pushed the Mustangs to a 5-3 overall record. They are undefeated (3-0) in the North Eastern Athletic Conference. Tanisha Foster led Villa Julie with 13 points and 10 rebounds.

Chicago 76, Johns Hopkins 66 -- Senior Julie Miller scored the 1,000th point of her career in the second half and posted her third straight double double as the Blue Jays (5-3) fell to the host Maroons. Chicago (6-0) stayed undefeated while breaking Johns Hopkins' two-game winning streak.

Salisbury 67, Gallaudet 45 -- Meghan Phillips scored 21 of her 23 points in the first half for the visiting Sea Gulls (7-1), going 5-for-9 from three-point range. Salisbury began the game with a 24-5 run against the Bison.

Medaille 86, Frostburg State 44 -- Senior Krystin Hargrove scored a team-high 19 points, topping 1,000 for her career, for the visiting Bobcats (6-3) in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game. The Mavericks (7-1) held Frostburg to just five field goals in the first half, building a 44-13 halftime lead.

Muhlenberg 79, Washington Col. 60 -- The visiting Shorewomen led 35-33 at halftime, but the Mules (8-0) used a 20-4 run in the opening minutes of the second half to keep their undefeated season alive. LaToya Turner led Washington College (2-6) with 15 points and a career-high eight rebounds.

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