Diplomats Overwhelm Bryn Mawr

Box Score

HAVERFORD, Pa. The Franklin & Marshall women’s basketball team used a balanced offense, with six players scoring eight or more points, en route to a 72-34 victory over the Owls in Centennial Conference (CC) play on Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats snapped a two-game losing skid and improved to 10-13, 6-12 CC while Bryn Mawr fell to 2-20, 0-18 CC.

F&M controlled the first eight minutes of action going on an 8-0 run and never looked back. Six of those points came from Alexa Barbush, who scored all of her eight points in the first five minutes. The team tallied 21 points off of Bryn Mawr turnovers in the first half and went into the break with a 40-24 lead over the Owls.

The Diplomats jumped to a 49-27 lead half way through the second period, setting the tempo for the remainder of the game. F&M out-scored the Owls 23-7 in the final 10 minutes, receiving nine points from Elizabeth Snyder and eight from Allison Bauer. The blue and white collected 33 points from the bench -24 of which came in the second half- and each member of the Diplomat squad contributed a point.

F&M held a slight 37-36 edge over Bryn Mawr in rebounding, but capitalized on second-chance scoring opportunities, producing 11 points. The Owls shot eight percent in the second half and just under 24 percent overall.
Shanika Bridges-King lead Bryn Mawr with 11 points and two steals.

Megan Pauley recorded a game-high 16 points and shot eight-for-eight from the free throw line for the Diplomats. Elizabeth Snyder chipped in nine points and Bauer totaled 11 points and two steals.

F&M returns home on Wednesday to host a double-header versus Johns Hopkins. The women’s team tips-off at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8 p.m.

 

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL 72, BRYN MAWR 34

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL (10-13/6-12 CC)

Megan Pauley 4-11 8-8 16; Allison Bauer 4-8 2-3 11; Elizabeth Snyder 3-6 3-4 9; Alison Menna 4-6 0-0 8; Alexa Barbush 4-8 0-0 8; Michelle Montagna 3-6 1-3 8; Beth Holt 1-7 2-2 5; Amy Chabitnoy 1-2 0-0 2; Colleen Bott 0-2 2-6 2; Emily Johnson 0-0 2-2 2; Tracy Hahn 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 24-56 21-30 72.

BRYN MAWR (2-20/0-18 CC)

Shanika Bridges-King 3-10 5-9 11; Lindsey Darvin 3-17 2-4 10; Cassie Kosarek 4-7 0-0 8; Emilie Naccarato 1-8 0-0 3; Caroline Heffernan 0-2 2-2 2; Rudi Vanzin 0-1 0-0 0; Soraya Terrab 0-0 0-0 0; Yuan Qiao 0-0 0-0 0; Chloe Weeks 0-0 0-0 0; Allaina Propst 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 11-46 9-15 34.

Franklin & Marshall........... 40 32 - 72

Bryn Mawr..................... 24 10 - 34

3-point goals--Franklin & Marshall 3-10 (Allison Bauer 1-1; Michelle Montagna 1-1; Beth Holt 1-7; Elizabeth Snyder 0-1), Bryn Mawr 3-15 (Lindsey Darvin 2-8; Emilie Naccarato 1-6; Cassie Kosarek 0-1).

Fouled out—Franklin & Marshall-None, Bryn Mawr-Lindsey Darvin.

Rebounds--Franklin & Marshall 37 (Alison Menna 7), Bryn Mawr 36 (Caroline Heffernan 9).

Assists--Franklin & Marshall 17 (Beth Holt 4; Megan Pauley 4), Bryn Mawr 6 (Emilie Naccarato 2; Lindsey Darvin 2).

Total fouls--Franklin & Marshall 15, Bryn Mawr 20.

Technical fouls--Franklin & Marshall-None, Bryn Mawr-None.

A-101