January 17, 2011

Bear-Sized Win

LANCASTER, Pa. -- Franklin & Marshall set the tone from the opening tip off with an 8-0 lead in the first four minutes, and rarely looked back, in a 71-55 win over Ursinus in a Centennial Conference (CC) game Monday night at the Mayser Center. The win evened the Diplomats (7-3 CC, 9-6 overall) with the Bears (7-3, 10-4) at the two spot in the conference standings.

Alexa Barbush scored the games first four points for F&M with Alison Menna and Allison Bauer netting a field goal each to give the Diplomats an 8-0 lead. Ursinus battled back to take its only lead of the game, 16-15, with 6:01 left in the half. F&M answered to close the half with a 13-5 scoring run and 28-21 lead.

Back-to-back layups from Menna to start the second half gave the Diplomats a 32-21 lead in the first 1:30 of the second half. Again, the Bears rallied to make it a three-point game, 51-48, with 6:06 left in the game. Kristina McCarthy converted a pair of free throws, and hit a layup, before Elizabeth Snyder's three gave F&M a 61-50 cushion with 2:23 left in the game.

Holt scored a team-high 17 points and dished out five assists. Holt went 4-of-9 from behind the arc and a perfect 5-for-5 from the line. Barbush added 13 points and five steals for F&M while McCarthy and and Snyder scored nine points each. Megan Pauley grabbed a game-high nine rebounds for the Diplomats.

Lindsay Teuber led all scorers with 18 points for Ursinus and pulled down a team-high seven rebounds.

The Diplomats travel to Dickinson Wednesday in a Centennial Conference game at  6 p.m.

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL 71, URSINUS 55

URSINUS (7-3 CC, 10-4)
Lindsay Teuber 7-15 4-4 18; Alex Shivers 3-12 2-2 8; Diamond Lewis 2-4 3-3
7; Alli Rosati 2-9 1-2 6; Sarah Martin 2-6 2-2 6; Jen Sroba 1-5 3-3 5;
Kristy George 1-2 2-4 5; Amber Yacenda 0-1 0-0 0; Jackie Thomas 0-1 0-0 0;
Jaclyn Hilf 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 18-57 17-20 55.

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL (7-3 CC, 9-6)
Beth Holt 4-10 5-5 17; Alexa Barbush 4-7 5-11 13; Kristina McCarthy 2-3 5-6
9; Elizabeth Snyder 4-9 0-0 9; Alison Menna 4-7 0-0 8; Allison Bauer 2-3 1-2
6; Megan Pauley 2-6 0-0 4; Emma Lisle 1-1 1-4 3; Amy Chabitnoy 1-2 0-0 2;
Colleen Bott 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-49 17-28 71.

Ursinus.......................   21   34  -   55
Franklin & Marshall...........   28   43  -   71

3-point goals--Ursinus 2-7 (Alli Rosati 1-3; Kristy George 1-2; Jaclyn Hilf 0-1; Alex Shivers 0-1), Franklin & Marshall 6-16 (Beth Holt 4-9; Elizabeth Snyder 1-3; Allison Bauer 1-2; Megan Pauley 0-1; Alexa Barbush 0-1).

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

Rebounds--Ursinus 27 (Lindsay Teuber 7), Franklin & Marshall 36 (Megan Pauley 9).

Assists--Ursinus 5 (Jackie Thomas 2; Diamond Lewis 2), Franklin & Marshall 15 (Beth Holt 5).

Total fouls--Ursinus 20, Franklin & Marshall 19.

Technical fouls--Ursinus-None, Franklin & Marshall-None. A-334