Digest: Davis' late 3 lifts Morgan women past Stony Brook

November 19, 2012|Sports Digest

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Davis' late 3 lifts Morgan women past Stony Brook

Senior Moneshia Davis hit what proved to be the game-winning 3-pointer from the left corner with 10.1 seconds remaining Sunday to help the Morgan State women's basketball team escape with a 66-63 nonconference overtime win over visiting Stony Brook. The victory was the Bears' first over the Seawolves in four meetings and avenged last season's 65-48 loss. Davis' basket helped the Bears (2-2) improve to 2-0 at home and prevented what would have been a disappointing loss for Morgan State, which led by as much as 15 points and never trailed in regulation. Davis finished the evening tied with fellow senior Bianca Jarrett for game-high honors with 19 points. Davis, who shot 6-for-10, including 5-for-8 from three-point range also added a game-high five steals, while Jarrett, who also made five 3-pointers, finished with a game-high eight assists. Junior Whitney Southerland came off the bench to record 12 points. Stony Brook (1-2) was led by Jessica Previlon, who came off the bench and tallied a team-high 17 points and a game-high 13 rebounds. Natalie Myers and Brittany Snow added 13 and 12 points, respectively.

Division III women's basketball: Senior guard Pui Sham sealed host St. Mary's first 2-0 start since the 2007-08 season with a pair of free throws with eight-tenths of a second remaining in regulation, helping the Seahawks survive a second-half rally by the Rosemont (0-3) on the final day of the Cherry Cove Seahawk Classic.

Football: The Atlantic Coast Conference announced that Maryland's season finale at North Carolina on Saturday will begin at 3 p.m. and be televised on Comcast SportsNet.

Field hockey: Maryland senior Megan Frazer and junior Jill Witmer were named to the NCAA All-Tournament team. The duo combined for seven points in the Terps' three NCAA tournament games that led to their fifth straight appearance in the national semifinals. Witmer led the Terrapins in scoring in the tournament with two goals and an assist. ... Freshman Hannah Park (Bryn Mawr) scored twice as Tufts rallied for a 2-1 win over Montclair State at William Smith to capture the Division III championship. It's the first NCAA women's team title in Tufts history. Park, who also had an assist in the team's 2-0 semifinal win against DePauw, was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. "This is definitely a dream come true," Park said. "I remember this summer thinking how awesome it would be just to make it to the national championship. It's been awesome."

Women's soccer: Senior Alex Brandt scored two second-half goals in a span of seven minutes to lead host Messiah past Johns Hopkins, 3-0, in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals.

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