Five WC Players Reach Double Figures in Scoring
BRYN MAWR, PA – Five Shorewomen reached double figures in scoring as visiting Washington College rolled to a 75-46 Centennial Conference women's basketball win over host Bryn Mawr tonight in Bryn Mawr, PA. The Shorewomen improved to 2-4 overall and 2-1 in conference play, while the Owls fell to 1-4 and 0-3.
Bryn Mawr took an early 6-1 lead, but it was all Shorewomen after that as they raced out to a 50-24 halftime lead. Washington shot 50% from the field and held a commanding 23-10 rebounding advantage in the first period. The Shorewomen's lead grew to as many as 37 points in the second half.
Sophomore guard Meghan Tait (Oxford, PA/Oxford Area) paced the Shorewomen with 15 points, a career-high eight rebounds, and seven assists. Sophomore guard/forward Sally O'Donnell (Cape May Court House, NJ/Wildwood Catholic) added 14 points and nine rebounds, making four of her nine three-point field-goal attempts. Freshman center Erin Kile (Benton, PA/Benton) tallied a career high-tying 12 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and two blocks, while senior guard Jane O'Donnell (Cape May Court House, NJ/Wildwood Catholic) netted 11 points and freshman guard Maggie King (Kensington, MD/Bethesda-Chevy Chase) scored 10. Senior forward Julie Sherwood (Fairfield, CT/Fairfield Warde) shared team-high rebounding honors with Sally O'Donnell, pulling down nine.
The Shorewomen shot 40% from the field for the game, including a 12-for-30 performance from beyond the three-point arc. Washington enjoyed a 47-36 advantage on the boards for the game.
Lindsey Darvin was the only Owl to reach double figures in scoring, pouring in a game-high 18 points to go along with nine boards. Caroline Heffernan added seven points, a game-best 10 rebounds, and two blocks, while Shanika Bridges-King dished out seven assists for Bryn Mawr.
The Shorewomen return to action Saturday with a 4:00 p.m. Centennial Conference game at 16th-ranked Muhlenberg.