Shorewomen Use Third Quarter Run To Hold Off Bryn Mawr, 51-42

Shorewomen Use Third Quarter Run To Hold Off Bryn Mawr, 51-42

McLaughlin Paces Shorewomen With 13 Points

BRYN MAWR, Pa. — Visiting Washington College closed the third quarter on a 14-2 run to take their first double digit lead of the night en route to a 51-42 win over host Bryn Mawr in a Centennial Conference women's basketball game played tonight at the Class of 1958 Gymnasium in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

Washington College 51, Bryn Mawr 42

How It Happened
- The Shorewomen were kept off the scoreboard for the first 5:30 of the contest before a three from Jordan Weir tied the game at 3-3. Her three kickstarted an 8-0 run, capped by an Alexis Krahling layup with 57 seconds to go in the quarter, to give the Shorewomen an 8-3 lead.
- Halena Martin made four free throws in the last 39 seconds of the quarter for the Owls to cut Washington's lead to 8-7 after one quarter of play.
- Martin capped an individual 6-0 run with a jump shot to give the Owls the lead back at 9-8 with 7:10 to play in the second quarter. The Shorewomen got their first point of the quarter with 6:17 to go when a Cassidy Quattro free throw tied the game 9-9. Bridget McLaughlin made the Shorewomen's first field goal of the second quarter with 4:08 to go, a jump shot which tied the game 13-13.
- Trailing 16-13 with 3:41 to go, the Shorewomen finished the opening half on a 7-0 run, capped by a Kristi Kozlowski free throw with three seconds to play, to give Washington a 20-16 lead at the halftime break.
- Martin would hit a three to cut the Washington lead to 22-21 with 7:44 to go in the third quarter, but the Shorewomen would outscore the Owls 14-2 to end the quarter, capped by a Heather Rohwein jump shot with 10 seconds left, to give Washington a 36-23 lead after three quarters.
- Bryn Mawr scored the first six points of the fourth quarter to cut the lead to seven at 36-29 with 7:21 to go following a Kara Breeden jump shot. Later, a Laya Paladugu layup got Bryn Mawr back within five at 38-33 with 3:25 to go.
- After the Shorewomen pushed the lead back to nine following a pair of McLaughlin free throws, Martin hit another three with 1:20 to go to cut the lead to six at 43-37.
- The six point margin is as close as the Owls would get, as the Shorewomen would go 8-for-8 at the free throw line the rest of the way to seal the win.

For the Shorewomen (6-16, 4-13 Centennial Conference)
- McLaughlin (team high 13 points, 9-for-10 free throws, two blocks), Caitlyn Clark (eight points, two steals, tied for team high), Kat Moore (team high seven rebounds, two blocks), Emily Thiemann (six rebounds, two steals, tied for team high), Quattro (seven points, four rebounds, two blocks), Krahling (two assists, only player in the game with more than one assist).
- The Shorewomen shot just 22.6% (14-for-62) from the floor in the win, 13.3% (2-for-15) from three point range, and 87.5% (21-for-24) at the free throw line.
- Washington forced 25 turnovers by Bryn Mawr while turning the ball over 16 times themselves.

For Bryn Mawr (1-20, 0-16 Centennial Conference)
- Martin (game high 19 points, six rebounds, two blocks), Sydney Garner (eight points, game high 14 rebounds, game high four blocks), Paladugu (seven points, game high three steals).
- The Owls shot 25.5% (13-for-51) from the floor in the loss, 33.3% (3-for-9) from three point range, and 81.3% (13-for-16) at the free throw line.
- Bryn Mawr held a slight 44-42 advantage in rebounding.

Notes
- With the win, the Shorewomen have now won the last 21 meetings against the Owls.
- The Shorewomen blocked nine shots in tonight's win. Washington also blocked nine shots in the first meeting between the teams this season, a 67-32 Shorewomen victory.

Up Next for the Shorewomen
2/10 @ Franklin & Marshall - 1:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)