January 16, 2010

McDaniel Escapes with Victory Over Diplomats

Box Score

LANCASTER, Pa. - Ashley Lyles scored a season-high 18 points to lead McDaniel to a 72-66 victory over Franklin & Marshall in a Centennial Conference (CC) women's basketball game. The Green Terror won their 10th-straight game and improved to 10-4 (9-2 CC). The Diplomats fell to 8-7 (4-6 CC).

With the score knotted at 6-6, 14:07 into the game, McDaniel went on a 23-4 run to take its biggest lead of the game, 29-10, with 6 minutes left in the half. F&M answered with a 20-7 run to end the half and trailing by six, 36-30.

Amy Chabitnoy scored 12, of her career-high, 15 points in the first half for the Diplomats while Katelyn Fischer, Ali Moreland and Cara Thompson each pumped in six for the Terror.

McDaniel connected on 14-of-26 field goals in the opening half while F&M shot 11-of-26.

McDaniel led by as much as nine, 48-39, with 13:47 left in the game before the Diplomats rallied with a 12-4 run to make it a one-point game, 52-51, with 7:04 left.

The Terror converted 12-of-13 free throws in the final 2:30 to pull away from F&M.

Alexa Barbush and Beth Holt netted 13 and 11 points for F&M while Ali Moreland Fischer scored 16 and 10 points for McDaniel. Megan Pauley pulled down a game-high 10 boards for the Diplomats, which helped F&M to 10 second-chance points.

The Diplomats, led by Chabitnoy's 15 points, produced 26 points off of the bench.

Franklin & Marshall returns to court on Wednesday when the Diplomats travel to Dickinson for a doubleheader. The women tip-off at 6 p.m. followed by the men at 8 p.m.

 

MCDANIEL 72, FRANKLIN & MARSHALL 66

MCDANIEL (10-4, 9-2 CC)
Ashley Lyles 4-9 10-16 18; Ali Moreland 7-12 2-2 16; Katelyn Fischer 3-8 4-6 10; Cara Thompson 4-7 0-0 8; Whitney Snoops 3-4 1-1 7; Kim Acton 2-2 0-0 4; Sam Witman 0-2 4-4 4; Sally Grace 1-4 1-2 3; Rachael Rybak 1-1 0-0 2; Katherine Restrepo 0-0 0-0 0; Emma Adams 0-0 0-0 0; Catherine Mills 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 25-51 22-31 72.

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL (8-7, 4-6 CC)
Amy Chabitnoy 5-9 5-5 15; Alexa Barbush 3-10 7-9 13; Beth Holt 3-10 4-5 11; Megan Pauley 2-9 4-4 8; Colleen Bott 2-4 3-4 7; Elizabeth Snyder 2-5 0-0 4; Allison Bauer 2-4 0-0 4; Alison Menna 2-6 0-0 4. Totals 21-57 23-27 66.

McDaniel......................  36   36  -   72
Franklin & Marshall...........   30   36  -   66

3-point goals--McDaniel 0-5 (; Ali Moreland 0-1; Katelyn Fischer 0-2; Sally Grace 0-2), Franklin & Marshall 1-6 (Beth Holt 1-4; Alexa Barbush 0-1; Megan Pauley 0-1).

Fouled out--McDaniel-None, Franklin & Marshall-Allison Bauer.

Rebounds--McDaniel 37 (Cara Thompson 7), Franklin & Marshall 30 (Megan Pauley 10).

Assists--McDaniel 17 (Katelyn Fischer 6), Franklin & Marshall 10 (Beth Holt 6).

Total fouls--McDaniel 24, Franklin & Marshall 25.

Technical fouls--McDaniel-None, Franklin & Marshall-None.

A-538

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