Bears Down Shorewomen, 48-36

Bears Down Shorewomen, 48-36

Quattro Leads Washington With Eight Points and Three Assists

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Host Ursinus broke a 28-28 tie late in the third quarter by scoring 13 consecutive points in the third and fourth quarters against visiting Washington College on its way to a 48-36 win on on Saturday afternoon in a Centennial Conference women's basketball game at Helfferich Hall. 

Ursinus 48 Washington College 36

How It Happened
- After giving up the opening basket, the Bears scored 14 of the next 16 points to take a 14-4 lead with 2:26 to go in the first quarter on a Libby Lannon layup.  Ursinus led 14-6 after one. 
- Washington trailing 24-14 with 1:30 left in the second quarter, scored the last four points of the second to cut the Bears' lead to 24-18 at halftime.  Emily Thiemann scored on a layup after she grabbed an offensive rebound with 37 seconds left to cut the Ursinus cushion to six. 
- In the third quarter, Washington scored seven consecutive points to open the stanza to take a 25-24 lead 1:54 into the third on two Cassidy Quattro free throws.  The free throws by Quattro capped an 11-0 run by Washington that spanned the second and third quarters.
- Thiemann would tie the game at 28-28 with 2:58 left in the third before Ursinus would go on a 13-0 run spanning the third and fourth quarters to take a 41-28 lead with 7:28 remaining in the fourth on a pair of free throws by Brielle Clarke.  The Bears took a 35-28 lead entering the fourth.
- The Bears took their biggest lead of the game of 15 points with 4:19 left on a Marisa DiLeo three-pointer to make it 44-29.  The triple capped a 16-1 Bears' run that took place over the third and fourth quarters.
- Washington scored the next seven points to trim the lead to 44-36 with 1:02 to go in the contest on a Bridget McLaughlin jumper.  But that's as close as Washington would get as Ursinus made four free throws in the final minute to come away with the 12-point win.

For The Shorewomen (8-13, 5-11 CC)
- Quattro (team-bests of eight points and three assists), Kristi Kozlowski (squad-high six rebounds), Taylor Samuels (two blocks), Thiemann and Caitlyn Clark (team-best two steals).
- The hosts shot 26% (14-for-54) from the floor, 8% (1-for-13) from beyond the arc and 70% (7-for-10) from the free throw stripe.
- Washington outscored Ursinus in points off of turnovers, 19-16, and scored four of the six second-chance points in the contest.
- The Shorewomen turned it over 15 times, four times less than the Bears.
- Of Ursinus' 19 turnovers, seven were steals by Washington.

For Ursinus (12-10, 10-7 CC)
- Lydia Konstanzer (game-bests of 10 boards and five assists in addition to nine points), Toni Suler (contest-highs of 16 points, seven blocks and three steals and also had nine rebounds).
-The Bears shot 37% (16-for-43) from the floor, 31% (4-for-13) from three-point range and 86% (12-for-14) from the foul line.
- The Bears held a 36-31 advantage in rebounds in the games.

Notes
- Each team scored 20 points in the paint and 10 points off the bench.
- Samuels had her second two blocked shot performance of the year and in her last four games.  She had a pair of rejections on January 26 versus Swarthmore.

Up Next
2/7 v. Bryn Mawr – 7:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference Game)
- Washington won 68-39 on December 7 at Bryn Mawr.