Late Run Lifts Jays Over Diplomats

Box Score


BALTIMORE – Johns Hopkins went on a 6-0 run in the final two minutes to secure a 58-54 victory over Franklin & Marshall in a Centennial Conference (CC) women’s basketball game. The loss is the fourth straight for the Diplomats as they fell to 8-10 (4-9 CC). The Blue Jays improved to 10-7 (8-5 CC).

With the score tied at 52 and 2:17 showing on the clock, Stephanie Fong scored four-straight points in the Blue Jays’ decisive run. Alexa Barbush’s layup with seven seconds left put F&M within four points, but the Diplomats turned the ball over after collecting a missed free throw three seconds later to end the contest.

F&M took a 23-21 lead into halftime and led by as many as six points in the second half, before Hopkins answered. Trailing by six points, 29-23, the Blue Jays put together an 18-5 run to go up seven with 9:19 remaining in the game.

Hopkins pushed their lead to eight points, 48-40, before the Diplomats chipped away. Beth Holt scored seven of her game-high 14 points in the final six minutes to set up a Barbush layout at 2:17 to tie the game. Holt drained all three of her trifectas and went 3-for-5 from the line.

Elizabeth Snyder and Barbush added ten points apiece for the Diplomats. Barbush shot 50% from the floor and Snyder went 6-for-6 from the stripe.

Lyndsay Burton turned in a double-double for the Jays, scoring 16 points and pulling down 11 boards. The Blue Jays received 30 points from their bench led by Leslie Markun’s nine.

Franklin & Marshall returns to action on Saturday when the Diplomats host Swarthmore for a double-header. The men will tip-off first at 4:00 p.m. followed by the women at 6:00 p.m.


JOHNS HOPKINS 58, FRANKLIN & MARSHALL 54

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL (8-10, 4-9 CC)
Beth Holt 4-14 3-5 14; Alexa Barbush 4-8 2-3 10; Elizabeth Snyder 2-7 6-6 10; Alison Menna 3-7 1-4 7; Colleen Bott 1-3 3-5 5; Megan Pauley 1-5 2-3 4; Amy Chabitnoy 1-5 0-0 2; Allison Bauer 1-1 0-0 2; Emily Johnson 0-0 0-0 0; Michelle Montagna 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-50 17-26 54.

JOHNS HOPKINS (10-7, 8-5 CC)
Lyndsay Burton 7-15 2-2 16; Leslie Markun 3-7 2-2 9; Stephanie Fong 2-4 2-2 7; Britni Lonesome 3-8 0-0 7; Anastasia Wynn 2-5 0-0 5; Chantel Mattiola 1-4 2-3 5; Siobhan Callanan 2-4 0-0 5; Alex Vassila 1-2 2-2 4; Monica Mitchell 0-1 0-2 0; Kat Fox 0-1 0-0 0; Katie Biggart 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 21-53 10-13 58.

Franklin & Marshall........... 23 31 - 54
Johns Hopkins................. 21 37 - 58

3-point goals--Franklin & Marshall 3-3 (Beth Holt 3-3), Johns Hopkins 6-24 (Chantel Mattiola 1-4; Anastasia Wynn 1-4; Britni Lonesome 1-5; Stephanie Fong 1-3; Leslie Markun 1-4; Siobhan Callanan 1-2; Katie Biggart 0-2).

Fouled out--Franklin & Marshall-None, Johns Hopkins-None.

Rebounds—Franklin & Marshall 30 (Alison Menna 6), Johns Hopkins 43 (Lyndsay Burton 11).

Assists--Franklin & Marshall 9 (Beth Holt 3), Johns Hopkins 13 (Katie Biggart 3; Lyndsay Burton 3).

Total fouls--Franklin & Marshall 15, Johns Hopkins 20.

Technical fouls--Franklin & Marshall-None, Johns Hopkins-None.

A-75