February 17, 2010

Hopkins Rolls Past Diplomats

Box Score

LANCASTER, Pa. - Four Blue Jays scored in double figures as Johns Hopkins defeated Franklin & Marshall 60-50 in Centennial Conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening. The Diplomats fell to 10-14, 6-13 CC, and Hopkins improved to 14-9, 12-7 CC.

F&M led 37-36 with 16:04 left to play in the second period but Hopkins answered with a 21-3 run that spanned 8:34 to seal the victory.

Alexa Barbush led all scorers in the second period with 11 points and shot 4-for-6 from the free throw line, but F&M could not keep up with Hopkins. The Blue Jays' defense caused seven Diplomat turnovers and a 23.1 shooting percentage in the second half. Hopkins, on the other hand, turned in eight second-chance points and six points off F&M errors.

The Blue Jays held the lead for most of the first half, going up by 12 points midway through the period. F&M chipped away at the score, including going 6-for-8 from the charity stripe, and took its first lead of the night heading into the locker room with a 28-27 edge.

Alex Vassila turned in a double-double with 11 points and a game-high 14 rebounds to lead the Hopkins squad. Anastasia Wynn tallied 14 points for the Blue Jays, eight of which came in the second half.  Lyndsay Burton and Britni Lonesome added ten points each and Hopkins also received 22 points from the bench.

Barbush recorded a game and career-high 18 points and also grabbed three rebounds for the Diplomats, while Megan Pauley and Allison Bauer added 8 points apiece.

The Diplomats return to the court on Saturday, hosting a double-header with Dickinson for the final game of the season. The women will tip-off at 2 p.m., followed by the men at 4 p.m.

 

JOHNS HOPKINS 60, FRANKLIN & MARSHALL 50

JOHNS HOPKINS (14-9, 12-7 CC)

Anastasia Wynn 6-11 0-3 14; Alex Vassila 4-14 3-3 11; Lyndsay Burton 5-8 0-0 10; Britni Lonesome 4-8 0-0 10; Stephanie Fong 2-2 0-0 5; Steph Kielb 1-1 0-0 3; Kat Fox 1-2 1-2 3; Monica Mitchell 1-5 0-0 2; Katie Biggart 1-2 0-0 2; Siobhan Callanan 0-0 0-0 0; Chantel Mattiola 0-7 0-0 0; Leslie Markun 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 25-61 4-8 60.

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL (10-14, 6-13 CC)

Alexa Barbush 6-14 6-8 18; Allison Bauer 2-4 4-4 8; Megan Pauley 4-11 0-2 8; Beth Holt 3-12 1-2 7; Alison Menna 1-5 5-8 7; Emily Johnson 1-2 0-0 2; Colleen Bott 0-1 0-0 0; Amy Chabitnoy 0-3 0-0 0; Elizabeth Snyder 0-0 0-0 0; Michelle Montagna 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-52 16-24 50. 

Johns Hopkins.................   27   33  -   60

Franklin & Marshall...........   28   22  -   50

3-point goals--Johns Hopkins 6-17 (Britni Lonesome 2-5; Anastasia Wynn 2-5; Steph Kielb 1-1; Stephanie Fong 1-1; Chantel Mattiola 0-5), Franklin & Marshall 0-6 (Alexa Barbush 0-1; Beth Holt 0-5).

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

Rebounds--Johns Hopkins 42 (Alex Vassila 14), Franklin & Marshall 28 (Alison Menna 7).  

Assists-Johns Hopkins 12 (Lyndsay Burton 2; Alex Vassila 2; Katie Biggart 2), Franklin & Marshall 5 (Beth Holt 3).

Total fouls--Johns Hopkins 18, Franklin & Marshall 13.

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