November 30, 2010

Ursinus Edges Diplomats

Ursinus Edges Diplomats

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa – Ursinus sank six free throws in the final 1:07 of the game to hold of Franklin & Marshall 60-55 in a Centennial Conference (CC) women's basketball game Tuesday night. Ursinus improved to 4-1 overall, 2-0 CC while the Diplomats fell to 2-3, 1-1.

F&M took its last lead of the game, 9-8, early in the first half behind a pair of layups from Colleen Bott and a three and layup from Megan Pauley. Ursinus ended the first half ahead 36-27.

The Diplomats chipped away at the lead in the second half getting within five points three times throughout the half. Bott's layup at 3:59 made it 52-47 but the Bears converted six of nine free throws to ice the contest.

Pauley led all scorers with 20 points for the Diplomats and added five rebounds with four assists. Bott and Allison Bauer each netted eight points for F&M while Bott grabbed a team-high nine rebounds. Kristina McCarthy scored six points, with six rebounds, and Elizabeth Snyder chipped in with six.

Three players hit double digits for Ursinus with Sarah Martin and Kristy George scoring 16 and 15 points respectively. Lindsey Teuber turned in a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds.

The Diplomats return to Centennial Conference action Saturday when the Diplomats travel to McDaniel for a 1 p.m. tip off.

URSINUS 60, FRANKLIN & MARSHALL 55

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL (2-3, 1-1 CC)
Megan Pauley 8-19 3-4 20; Colleen Bott 3-6 2-2 8; Allison Bauer 2-6 4-7 8;
Elizabeth Snyder 2-7 2-2 6; Kristina McCarthy 3-4 0-0 6; Emma Lisle 1-1 2-2
4; Alexa Barbush 1-6 0-0 2; Alison Menna 0-2 1-2 1; Emily Johnson 0-0 0-0 0;
Amy Chabitnoy 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 20-54 14-19 55.

URSINUS (4-1, 2-0 CC)
Sarah Martin 7-9 2-3 16; Kristy George 4-5 4-6 15; Lindsay Teuber 4-8 2-4
10; Jaclyn Hilf 4-10 0-0 9; Diamond Lewis 2-6 1-1 5; Amber Yacenda 1-4 0-0
3; Jen Sroba 0-1 2-2 2; Alex Shivers 0-7 0-0 0; Devin Butchko 0-1 0-0 0;
Jackie Thomas 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 22-56 11-16 60.

Franklin & Marshall...........   27   28  -   55
Ursinus.......................   36   24  -   60

3-point goals--Franklin & Marshall 1-7 (Megan Pauley 1-2; Allison Bauer 0-2;
Elizabeth Snyder 0-3), Ursinus 5-16 (Kristy George 3-4; Amber Yacenda 1-4;
Jaclyn Hilf 1-5; Jackie Thomas 0-2; Diamond Lewis 0-1).

Fouled out--Franklin & Marshall-None, Ursinus-None.

Rebounds--Franklin & Marshall 37 (Colleen Bott 9), Ursinus 38 (Lindsay Teuber 13).

Assists--Franklin & Marshall 10 (Megan Pauley 4), Ursinus 16 (Diamond Lewis 4).

Total fouls--Franklin & Marshall 20, Ursinus 15.

Technical fouls--Franklin & Marshall-None. Ursinus-None.

A-316