Sophomore walk-on Margaret Carey made five three-pointers and scored a career-high 23 points to lead Mount St. Mary's to a 79-69 victory yesterday over Quinnipiac in a Northeast Conference women's basketball game in Hamden, Conn.
Carey shattered her previous high of 11 in leading the Mount (4-4, 3-0) to its third straight win. Kia Williams finished with 20 points for the Mount, and Megan Gardiner had 16 with nine rebounds. Deanna Butters scored 13.
UMBC 65, Central Connecticut 56: Serena Hampton and Jami Lange led the way with 24 and 20 points, respectively, as the Retrievers (4-4, 2-1) handed the host Blue Devils (2-4, 0-4) their fourth straight loss.
Western Maryland 79, Susquehanna 61: Senior forward Kathi Snyder had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and sophomore center " Jill Ibex contributed 16 points and six assists, leading the host Green Terror to a non-league win.
Western Maryland (6-1) jumped out to a 21-6 lead on the way to equaling their best start in team history.
Johns Hopkins 77, Rochester 57: Leslie Ritter scored 10 of her game-high 18 points during a second-half run as the Blue Jays earned coach Nancy Blank her 200th career win.
Marjahna Segers had 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Blue Jays (8-1) and Jen Deaderick had 13 points.
Salisbury State 83, Goucher 58: The Sea Gulls (6-1, 2-0) had four scorers in double figures, led by Amy Cooke's 16, as they cruised to a Capital Athletic Conference win over the visiting Gophers (1-6, 0-2).
Shannon Towner led the Gophers with 22 points and 13 rebounds.
Washington College 67, Lincoln 65: Freshman Allyson Britton scored 18 points to lead the Shoremen (5-3) over the Lions (2-6) in the first round of the Aimee Willard Memorial Tournament at Widener University.
University of D.C. 64, St. Mary's 62: Crystal Yulle made a pair of free throws with 5.1 seconds left to propell the Firebirds (3-9) over the Seahawks (5-4) in a non-conference game.
Johns Hopkins 61, Rochester 56: Joel Wertman and Matt Geschke each scored six points in the final eight minutes as the Blue Jays (7-2) knocked off the 12th-ranked Yellowjackets (5-2). Wertman led all scorers with 18 points and Geschke added a season-high 14.
Christopher Newport 99, Salisbury State 79: Antoine Sinclair and Tiran Matthews combined for 37 points and 14 rebounds as the " Captains (6-1) routed the Sea Gulls (5-3). Matthews converted 4-of-5 three-pointers and had a game-high 10 assists.
Widener 85, St. Mary's 67: Frank DeLuca had a game-high 20 points to lead the Pioneers (4-5) to a non-conference win over the Seahawks (1-5). Sheldon Taylor paced St. Mary's with 18 points and eight rebounds.
Mary Washington 79, Western Maryland 62: Burt Burroughs led all scorers with 27 points as the Eagles (5-1) rolled over the visiting Green Terror (3-5). Burroughs made all five of his three-point attempts.
Brian Billman led Western Maryland with 17 points and 10 rebounds.
Washington College 84, Gallaudet 51: Greg Adams led four players in double digits with 18 points as the host Shoremen (5-3) won a non-conference game over the Bison (1-8). Shawn Peterson chipped in 13 points, Steve DeVore 11 and Earl Piner 10 for Washington College.
The Shoremen trailed 10-9 in the first five minutes but never trailed after an 11-0 run gave them a 20-10 lead.
Indiana, Pa. 97, Bowie State 67: The host Indians (8-1) had four double-digit scorers as they overwhelmed the Bulldogs (1-9). Terrence Fitzpatrick had a game-high 20 points for Indiana and Steve Menifee contributed 19. The Indians took control in the first half, converting 6-of-12 three-pointers and getting 10 points from Menifee.
Pub Date: 12/13/98