American scored more than 40 points in each half Tuesday to beat visiting UMBC, 85-57, in women's basketball.
The Retrievers (3-4) took the lead 18 seconds into the game on a 3-pointer by Raven Harris. Thirty-five seconds later, Ashley Lambert made two free throws for a 5-3 lead, the last for UMBC.
American's Alexis Dobbs made a 3-pointer to start a 7-0 run with 15:51 left in the half. The Eagles (2-3) led 44-32 at the half. In the second half, American took a 20-point lead with 16:44 left and led by as many as 34. Bria White had 13 points for UMBC, and American's Jen Dumiak led all scorers with 21.
Washington College 53, Johns Hopkins 51: Freshman Ashley Espinosa had a game-high 14 points to power the visiting Shorewomen (4-0, 2-0 Centennial Conference) to their first victory at Goldfarb Gymnasium over the Blue Jays (2-4, 0-2).
Hopkins' home record against Washington fell to 15-1.
The Shorewomen led 50-43 with 2:31 left. Washington's Espinosa and Hopkins' Alex Vassila (11 points) traded baskets twice over the closing minutes. And despite three turnovers and a layup by Liz Tommasi with six seconds left, the Shorewomen held on.
McDaniel 81, Penn State-York 39: Freshman Shelby Taylor had a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the visiting Green Terror (2-2) past the Lions (0-4).
Juniata 76, Frostburg State 63: The host Bobcats (2-2) kept the game close in the first half, but the Eagles (4-0) used a 16-3 run in the second half to win.
Frostburg's only lead came on a 3-pointer by Elaina Hummel for a 7-6 lead with 13:57 left in the half. Frostburg trailed the rest of the way.
York 74, Goucher 45: The visiting Spartans (5-0) shot 40.6 percent from the field in the first half to take a 35-15 lead at the half.