UMBC can't keep pace with Liberty in 58-47 loss Retrievers' skid at 15; Goucher falls to York; Washington College rolls; State women


Freshman Elena Kisseleva scored 20 points as Liberty topped UMBC, 58-47, in a Big South women's basketball game last night at UMBC Fieldhouse.

Kisseleva, from Moscow, was held to 1-for-8 shooting in the first half, but hit seven of 10 after halftime for the Flames (16-4, 6-2), who tied a school single-season record for victories. The Retrievers (3-18, 0-9) extended their losing streak to 15 games.

Liberty broke open the game by scoring 12 unanswered points in the final four minutes of the first half for a 38-27 lead.

York 62, Goucher 47: Katie Parise scored 11 of her game-high 18 in the second half to help York (9-9, 5-2) past host Goucher (2-16, 0-4) in a Capital Athletic Conference game.

Parise and Stacy Chandler both scored six points during a 19-4 run to give the Spartans a 21-7 lead with 4 1/2 minutes left in the first half.

Washington College 78, Bryn Mawr 61: Eboni Taylor had 19 points to lead four Washington College players in double figures as the Shorewomen downed Bryn Mawr. Washington College forced 21 turnovers.

Pub Date: 2/05/97

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