PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Stephanie Cross scored a team-high 16 points as Maryland defeated Vermont, 62-52, yesterday in a first-round game of the Brother Holiday Tournament at Rutgers University.
The Terps (2-1) led 32-23 at the half and held off a second-half rally by Vermont to advance to today's final against Howard, a 59-55 winner over Rutgers in the other semifinal.
Sonia Chase added 14 points for Maryland and Nina Ohman 10. The Catamounts' Alex Lawson led all scorers with 18 points.
Pub Date: 12/01/96