Kile Paces Washington with 16 Points
CHESTERTOWN, MD – Lindsay Teuber scored 20 points and brought down 13 rebounds to lead visiting Ursinus College past host Washington College, 74-56, in Centennial Conference women's basketball action tonight inside Cain Athletic Center. The Bears improved to 12-12 overall and 9-10 in conference play with the win, while the Shorewomen slipped to 9-15 and 7-12 with the loss.
Ursinus ended the first half on an 11-2 run to open up a 38-25 lead at the intermission. The Bears shot 51.6% in the opening half and made their last six shots from the field in the period.
The Bears held a 41-27 lead with 18 minutes to play in the second half before the Shorewomen ran off eight straight points - six of them coming on a pair of three-pointers by sophomore guard/forward Sally O'Donnell (Cape May Court House, NJ/Wildwood Catholic) - to cut the margin to 41-35 with 16:54 to play. That was as close as the Shorewomen would get, however, as Ursinus cored the next four points to take a 45-35 lead on a Teuber jumper in the paint with 1:59 to go.
Teuber was 7-for-13 from the field and 6-for-7 from the charity stripe in the win for Ursinus. She also swiped a game-best four steals and blocked two shots. Kristy George added 14 points, while Alex Shivers contributed nine points, six boards, and five assists off the bench for the Bears.
Freshman center Erin Kile (Benton, PA/Benton) scored 16 points and grabbed nine boards for the Shorewomen in the loss, while sophomore guard Meghan Tait (Oxford, PA/Oxford Area) scored 13 points, dished out a game-best eight assists, and grabbed six rebounds. Freshman guard Maggie King (Kensington, MD/Bethesda-Chevy Chase) finished with 10 points, while Sally O'Donnell tallied nine points, nine boards, and three blocked shots.
Ursinus shot 42.6% from the field in the game to Washington's 31.7%. The Bears also enjoyed a 44-35 advantage on the boards.
The Shorewomen finish their season this Saturday with a 1:00 p.m. Centennial Conference game at Johns Hopkins.