Dickinson's Rally Drops Diplomats

Carlisle, Pa. -- Dickinson used a 10-0 scoring run in the second half enroute to a 55-48 win over Franklin & Marshall in a Centennial Conference (CC) game Wednesday . The loss snapped a two-game winning streak for the Diplomats (7-4 CC, 9-7 overall) while the Red Devils improved to 5-6 CC, 7-6.

Franklin & Marshall held a 33-28 lead at the 14 minute mark in the second half before Dickinson answered with its 10-point run. Taylor Miller (9 points) scored four of the Devils' 10 points as Dickinson took a 38-33 lead with 9:15 left in the game. The Diplomats got within one, 42-41, after Megan Pauley's layup but the Devils converted  9-of-10 free throws down the stretch to secure the win.

The Diplomats started the game with a 6-0 lead, on two layups from Pauley and one from Beth Holt. before Dickinson tied the game at 15 at 7:18. The game would be tied three more times in the half before F&M  took a 27-26 lead into halftime.

Pauley led all scorers with 19 points for F&M and pulled down nine rebounds. Beth Holt added nine points for the Diplomats and Alison Menna grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds.

Alesha Sisco recorded a double-double for Dickinson with 14 points and a game-high 19 rebounds.

The Diplomats return to the court against McDaniel in a Centennial Conference game Saturday at 2 p.m.

DICKINSON COLLEGE 55, FRANKLIN & MARSHALL 48
FRANKLIN & MARSHALL (9-7, 7-4)
Megan Pauley 8-16 3-4 19; Beth Holt 3-17 2-2 9; Emma Lisle 2-4 2-4 6; Alexa
Barbush 2-7 2-2 6; Elizabeth Snyder 2-3 0-0 5; Colleen Bott 1-4 0-0 2;
Kristina McCarthy 0-5 1-4 1; Alison Menna 0-4 0-0 0; Amy Chabitnoy 0-0 0-0
0; Allison Bauer 0-6 0-0 0. Totals 18-66 10-16 48.

DICKINSON COLLEGE (8-8, 5-6)
Alesha Sisco 3-10 8-9 14; Taylor Miller 3-7 3-4 9; Dana Walsh 3-5 2-2 8;
Bridget Borgese 3-6 1-1 8; Carole Dempsey 2-13 2-2 6; Annie O'Donnell 2-5
1-2 5; Ashley Kunkle 0-2 3-6 3; Lindsay Finnerty 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 17-52
20-26 55.

Franklin & Marshall...........   27   21  -   48
Dickinson College.............   26   29  -   55

3-point goals--Franklin & Marshall 2-16 (Beth Holt 1-10; Elizabeth Snyder
1-2; Alexa Barbush 0-1; Allison Bauer 0-1; Megan Pauley 0-2), Dickinson
College 1-4 (Bridget Borgese 1-1; Taylor Miller 0-1; Annie O'Donnell 0-1;
Ashley Kunkle 0-1).

Fouled out--Franklin & Marshall-None, Dickinson
College-None.

Rebounds--Franklin & Marshall 43 (Alison Menna 12), Dickinson
College 42 (Alesha Sisco 19).

Assists--Franklin & Marshall 1 (Allison Bauer
1), Dickinson College 5 (Taylor Miller 2).

Total fouls--Franklin & Marshall
20, Dickinson College 16.

Technical fouls--Franklin & Marshall-None,
Dickinson College-None. A-140