Holt, Barbush Lead F&M Over McDaniel

LANCASTER, Pa. -- Beth Holt and Alexa Barbush combined for 35 points to lead Franklin & Marshall to a 68-56 win over McDaniel in a Centennial Conference (CC) game Saturday at the Mayser Center. The Diplomats improved to 8-4 CC, 9-7 overall while the Green Terror fell to 3-9, 3-12.

A pair of free throws from Allison Bauer, and two buckets by Alison Menna and Barbush, gave F&M an early 6-0 lead in the first four minutes of the game. McDaniel got within one, 6-5, before the Diplomats went on a 7-2 run to take a 15-7 lead with 9:10 left in the game. F&M used another big scoring run, 11-4, to take a 29-15 halftime lead.

McDaniel put together a 23-13 run to begin the second half to come within one, 42-41, with 10:05 left in the game. F&M answered with a 10-0 run to take a 52-41 lead with 7:12 left in the game. Barbush and Holt each scored four points in the run and Pauley added two.

Holt finished the game with 18 points and Barbush added 17. Pauley, Menna and Bauer each grabbed a team-high seven rebounds. Elizabeth Snyder scored four points and grabbed six boards and Kristina McCarthy pulled down six rebounds.

Whitney Snoops led the Green Terror with 18 points and Kim Acton added 12.

The Diplomats return to CC action at Johns Hopkins Wednesday at 6 p.m.


FRANKLIN & MARSHALL 68, MCDANIEL 56
MCDANIEL (3-10 CC, 3-13)
Whitney Snoops 8-20 2-2 18; Kim Acton 5-8 0-1 12; Rachael Rybak 4-8 0-0 9;
Katherine Restrepo 2-2 3-3 7; Emma Adams 1-4 3-4 6; Cara Thompson 1-8 2-4 4;
Allie Eader 0-3 0-0 0; Stephanie Fish 0-0 0-0 0; Kate Zimmer 0-0 0-0 0;
Meredith Larsen 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 21-56 10-14 56.

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL (8-4 CC, 10-7)
Beth Holt 6-13 5-7 18; Alexa Barbush 8-13 1-2 17; Alison Menna 4-8 1-2 9;
Megan Pauley 4-10 0-0 8; Allison Bauer 1-8 2-2 5; Emma Lisle 2-2 0-0 4;
Elizabeth Snyder 2-9 0-0 4; Amy Chabitnoy 1-2 1-2 3; Emily Johnson 0-0 0-0
0; Kristina McCarthy 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 28-67 10-15 68.

McDaniel......................   15   41  -   56
Franklin & Marshall...........   29   39  -   68

3-point goals--McDaniel 4-10 (Kim Acton 2-2; Rachael Rybak 1-1; Emma Adams 1-3; Allie Eader 0-1; Cara Thompson 0-3), Franklin & Marshall 2-15 (Beth Holt 1-5; Allison Bauer 1-5; Megan Pauley 0-1; Elizabeth Snyder 0-3; AlexaBarbush 0-1).

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

Rebounds--McDaniel 29 (Kim Acton 9), Franklin & Marshall 44 (Megan Pauley 7; Alison Menna 7; Allison Bauer 7).

Assists--McDaniel 4 (Allie Eader 2), Franklin & Marshall 8 (Megan Pauley 4).

Total fouls--McDaniel 15, Franklin & Marshall 15.

Technical fouls--McDaniel-None, Franklin & Marshall-None. A-344