Tuesday's Women's Hoop Recap

Stephanie Fish, McDaniel

Dickinson 51, Haverford 43
The Dickinson College women's basketball team found its way into the win column on Tuesday night. In the process the Red Devils also handed visiting Haverford College its first loss of the season.  The Red Devils pull even in Centennial Conference play at 1-1, improving to 1-5 overall while Haverford slips to 4-1 and 1-1 in the CC. Taylor Miller (Red Lion, Pa./ Red Lion) led the way with nine points and a pair of steals. Gillian Ferko (Palmerton, Pa./Marian Catholic) and Lindsay Finnerty (Tenafly, N.J./Tenafly) each scored eight points. Ferko controlled a game-high 10 rebounds while Finnerty pulled down seven rebounds, hitting 6-of-8 free throws on the night.

Gettysburg 78, Bryn Mawr 13
The Gettysburg College women's basketball team scored the first 36 points and held visiting Bryn Mawr College to just four field goals to earn its first Centennial Conference victory 78-13 inside Bream Gym Tuesday night. Gettysburg (2-3, 1-1 CC) dialed up the defensive pressure and held Bryn Mawr (0-3, 0-2 CC) to just 4-of-53 (7.5 percent) from the field in the game in addition to forcing 30 turnovers. All 11 players in uniform scored a bucket for Gettysburg with senior Sara Kinsley paving the way with her second double-double of the season. She flirted with the school's first triple-double in 18 years before finishing with 15 points, 13 rebounds, and a career-high seven blocked shots. Senior Lauren Dadigan and sophomore Katie Earley each produced 10 points with the former adding a career-high five assists.

Johns Hopkins 67, Washington College 57
Visiting Johns Hopkins led by as many as 20 points in the second half and withstood a late charge by host Washington College en route to a 67-57 Centennial Conference women's basketball victory tonight inside Cain Athletic Center.  The Blue Jays improved to 4-1 overall and 1-1 in conference play with the win, while the Shorewomen, who saw senior guard Meghan Tait (Oxford, PA/Oxford Area) tie the single-game school record with 12 assists, fell to 1-2 and 0-2 with the loss. Stephanie Fong shared team-high scoring honors for Hopkins with KaraLea Follmer as each scored 12 points.

McDaniel 77, Swarthmore 76
Steph Perez's (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin East) 14th point of the game capped a furious 9-1 rally, propelling McDaniel to a 77-76 Centennial Conference (CC) women's basketball victory over Swarthmore on Tuesday. Stephanie Fish (Brick, N.J./Brick Memorial) led the Green Terror (4-1, 2-0 CC) with team and career highs of 16 points and nine rebounds. Katie Lytle and Elle Larsen paced the Garnet (3-2, 1-1 CC) with 22 and 21 points, respectively. Trailing by 15 as late as 11:48 to play, McDaniel rallied to overcome its first second-half deficit of double digits to win since Feb. 2, 2011 against Dickinson.

Franklin & Marshall 64, Ursinus 52
Kristina McCarthy notched her second straight double-double with 16 points and a career-high 12 rebounds and Alexa Barbush totaled a game-high 18 points to lift the Franklin & Marshall women's basketball team to a 64-52 victory over visiting Ursinus on Tuesday night at the Mayser Center. The Diplomats even their record at 2-2 with the win, while the Bears drop to 3-2. Alli Rosati led the way for Ursinus with 14 points. Lindsay Teuber tallied a game-high 13 rebounds to go with six points and seven assists in the loss.