Grundy posts fourth straight game of 20 or more points in the loss
LANCASTER, Pa. — Host Franklin & Marshall got a team high 22 points from Lindsey Powers and never trailed en route to a 71-60 win over visiting Washington College in a Centennial Conference women's basketball game played tonight at the Mayser Center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Franklin & Marshall 71, Washington College 60
How It Happened
- The game was tied 3-3 before F&M finished the opening quarter on a 16-4 run to take a 19-7 lead after one quarter of play.
- F&M took their largest lead of the opening half at 22-7 with 8:29 to go in the second quarter, but Washington countered with a 15-6 run of their own, capped by a Cassidy Quattro free throw, to cut the Diplomats lead to 28-22 with 2:26 to go. Lex Krahling and Ali Grundy combined for 14 of the Shorewomen's 15 points during the run, hitting four combined threes.
- Neither team scored again until AnnMarie DiCarlo hit a three at the buzzer to give the Diplomats a 31-22 lead at halftime.
- F&M outscored Washington 23-13 in the third quarter and led 54-35 after three quarters of play.
- The closest Washington would get in the fourth quarter was 11 points, doing so on three separate occasions.
For the Shorewomen (7-6, 4-4 Centennial Conference)
- Grundy (22 points and three steals, tied for game high in both), Krahling (11 points, 3-for-5 from three point range), Quattro (nine points, 4-for-4 from the field), Emily Thiemann (team high seven rebounds), Bridget McLaughlin (three steals, tied for game high).
- The Shorewomen shot 31.8% from the floor, 37.5% from three point range, and 70.6% at the free throw line.
- The Shorewomen turned the ball over just 10 times while forcing 15 turnovers from the Diplomats.
- Washington outscored F&M in bench points 20-14.
For Franklin & Marshall (6-7, 4-4 Centennial Conference)
- Powers (22 points, tied for game high), Sarah Haddon (10 points, game high 13 rebounds), Erica Brown (12 points, six rebounds).
- The Diplomats shot 44.6% from the floor, 50% from three point range, and 68.8% at the free throw line.
- F&M held a 44-36 advantage on the glass and outscored Washington in the paint 22-20.
- Grundy has now scored at least 20 points in each of the Shorewomen's past four games. She is the first player in team history with such a streak.
- Grundy has made at least one three-point shot in 18 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the Centennial Conference.
Up Next for the Shorewomen
1/14 v. Dickinson - 4:00 p.m.