Marie Patrick tied her career high with 20 points and grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds to lead Fairleigh Dickinson to an 81-59 win yesterday over Mount St. Mary's in a Northeast Conference game in Hackensack, N.J., that ended the Mountaineers' 11-game winning streak.
The Knights (5-13, 4-8) led 20-18 midway through the first half and took control with a 13-3 run to lead 40-29 at halftime.
The Mountaineers (12-5, 10-1) trailed by as much as 29, playing the entire second half without leading scorer Megan Gardiner, who left the game due to illness late in the first half.
Vera Feldbusch led the Mount with 14 points.
Navy's Laurie Coffey led all scorers with 18 points. Navy shot just 36 percent.
The Midshipmen out-rebounded Lehigh, 47-38, but the Mountain Hawks converted 19 of 31 free throws, compared to Navy's 8-for-15.
UMBC 50, Monmouth 48: Monica Logan's jumper with 1: 20 left propelled the host Retrievers (9-8, 7-4) to a Northeast Conference win. Logan also blocked the Hawks' potential game-tying shot in the final seconds.
Freshman Jami Lange led UMBC with 17 points.
The Retrievers led 47-41 with 3: 30 left before the Hawks scored seven straight points for a one-point lead.
Keisha Brooks of the Eagles (7-10, 5-4) led all scorers with 23 points, while Leisha Mitchell had 10 points and a game-high 12 rebounds.
Western Maryland 70, Swarthmore 61: Senior forward Kathi Snyder struck for 22 points and 14 rebounds as the Green Terror (13-1, 8-0) held off the host Garnet (5-9, 1-6) for its best start ever.
The Green Terror remained atop the Centennial Conference's West Division with an 8-0 record, a game ahead of Johns Hopkins. Western Maryland plays host to Johns Hopkins on Tuesday night.
Sophomore forward Jill Ibex contributed 17 points and 10 rebounds as Western Maryland won its ninth straight game, one short of the school record set during the 1925-26 season. The string is the longest since 1979-80, coach Becky Martin's senior year.
Johns Hopkins 56, Muhlenberg 38: Leslie Ritter had a game-high 25 points and four assists as the host Blue Jays (14-3, 7-0) remained unbeaten in the Centennial Conference. Marjahna Segers added 12 points and 12 rebounds for Hopkins.
The Blue Jays held the Mules (8-7, 5-1) to only three field goals and 16 points in the second half. Hopkins led just 23-22 at halftime.
Marymount 79, Goucher 62: The host Saints (10-5, 3-3) built a 10-point halftime lead on the way to a Capital Athletic Conference win. Marymount's Rachel Taylor had a game-high 22 points.
Jessica Young led Goucher (3-12, 1-5) with 17 points.
St. Mary's 85, Salisbury State 76, OT: Erica Pearson and Felicia Harris each had 26 points as the Seahawks (10-5, 4-2) outlasted the host Sea Gulls (12-4, 5-1) in a CAC game.
Jessica LaTour led Salisbury with 25 points. Amy Cooke chipped in 14 points and 10 assists.
Washington College 76, Dickinson 73: Katie Bierzonski had a team-high 17 points and Maggy Kilroy contributed 16 as the Shoremen (9-6, 3-4) outlasted the Red Devils (5-10, 2-4) in a Centennial Conference game in Chestertown.
Pub Date: 1/24/99