Fords Ice Diplomats

LANCASTER, Pa. – Haverford sank six free throws, in the final 50 seconds of the game, to ice a 53-39 win over Franklin & Marshall in a Centennial Conference women's basketball game Saturday.

The loss snapped a two-game winning streak for the Diplomats (4-4 overall, 3-2 CC) while the win evened Haverford in the conference at 3-3 (5-4 overall).

Franklin & Marshall was held scoreless in the first 11:50 of the first half as Haverford built an 11-0 lead.  Alexa Barbush put F&M on the board with a layup at the 8:10 mark and Allison Bauer drained a three to make it 14-5 with 7:02 left. The Diplomats added four more points to go into the half down 19-9.

Haverford added to its lead, 38-25, with 7:49 left in the game before F&M went on an 8-0 run. Barbush  sank two free throws, hit a jumper and a layup, and Bauer added a field goal to make it 38-33 with 4:03 left in the game. The Fords went up by eight, 43-35, with 1:19 left before sinking six from the line to ice the game in the final 50 seconds.

Barbush scored a team-high 14 points for F&M with Bauer adding nine. Megan Pauley pulled down a team-high nine rebounds and dished out three assists. Nina Voith turned in a double-double for Haverford with 21 points and 13 rebounds.

Franklin & Marshall returns to the court Dec. 30 hosting Frostburg State at 1 p.m.


HAVERFORD 53, FRANKLIN & MARSHALL 39

HAVERFORD (5-4, 3-3 CC)
Nina Voith 6-17 7-8 21; Victoria Sobocinski 3-7 0-0 9; Cara Wyant 3-8 0-0 8; Dominique Meeks 4-12 0-0 8; Calla Miller 2-9 2-3 6; Liz Mayell 0-3 1-2 1; Meaghan Ryan 0-0 0-0 0; Alejandra Alvarez 0-0 0-0 0; Rachel Baskin 0-1 0-0 0; Hope Rainey 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 18-58 10-13 53.

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL (4-4, 3-2 CC)
Alexa Barbush 6-16 2-4 14; Allison Bauer 3-14 1-2 9; Megan Pauley 3-19 0-0 6; Colleen Bott 2-4 0-0 4; Elizabeth Snyder 1-8 0-0 2; Alison Menna 1-3 0-0 2; Kristina McCarthy 1-2 0-0 2; Emma Lisle 0-2 0-0 0; Amy Chabitnoy 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 17-69 3-6 39.

Haverford.....................   19   34  -   53
Franklin & Marshall...........    9   30  -   39

3-point goals--Haverford 7-18 (Victoria Sobocinski 3-5; Cara Wyant 2-4; Nina Voith 2-4; Liz Mayell 0-2; Calla Miller 0-3), Franklin & Marshall 2-18 (Allison Bauer 2-8; Megan Pauley 0-5; Elizabeth Snyder 0-5).

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

Rebounds--Haverford 44 (Nina Voith 13), Franklin & Marshall 39 (Megan Pauley 9).

Assists--Haverford 5 (Calla Miller 2), Franklin & Marshall 7 (Megan Pauley 3).

Total fouls--Haverford 6, Franklin & Marshall 14.

Technical fouls--Haverford-None, Franklin & Marshall-None. A-231