Grundy Scores 23 Points, Knocks Down Six Threes in Loss
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Host Gettysburg College used a late run of seven unanswered points to claim a 76-68 Centennial Conference women's basketball victory over visiting Washington College this afternoon. Emma Dorshimer and Emily Gibbons combined for 53 of Gettysburg's points.
Gettysburg 76, Washington College 68
How It Happened
- Lindsay Hiner made one of two free throws after being fouled on a put-back attempt at the first-quarter buzzer to give the Bullets an 11-8 lead after the opening period.
- Dorshimer gave the Bullets an eight-point lead with a three-pointer with 5:02 to go in the second quarter before the Shorewomen ran off 10 straight points to take a 30-28 lead on a Cassidy Quattro lay-up with 1:56 on the clock. Gibbons evened the score at 30-30 with a lay-up 47 seconds before halftime.
- The score was tied at 41-41 with 3:25 remaining in the third quarter before Gettysburg went on a 7-0 run to open up a 48-41 lead on a Dorshimer three-pointer with 1:31 to play in the period. A Hiner three-pointer with six seconds to go in the quarter pushed the lead to 53-44 for the Bullets' biggest lead of the game to that point.
- Washington opened the fourth quarter with a 9-2 run, getting back to within two points on a Caitlyn Clark jumper with 7:33 to go, slicing the margin to 55-53. The Shorewomen were back within two points three more times in the ensuing minutes and Ali Grundy knocked down her sixth three-pointer of the game for the Shorewomen with 3:12 remaining to make it a one-point game at 67-66.
- An Ashley Gehrin lay-up moved the Gettysburg lead back to three at 69-66 with 2:51 to go as she opened a run of seven straight points for the Bullets. A Gibbons free throw with 47 seconds to play gave them a 74-66 cushion. Emily Thiemann knocked down a jumper for Washington with 38 seconds to play to make it 74-68, but Gibbons converted a pair of free throws for Gettysburg 12 seconds later for a 76-68 lead. After Clark missed a three on the other end, the Bullets called timeout and then dribbled out the clock.
For the Shorewomen (7-9, 4-7 Centennial Conference)
- Grundy (23 points, 6-for-9 three-pointers, 3 steals); Kristi Kozlowski (8 points, 4-for-4 field goals); Quattro (8 points, 5 rebounds)
- The Shorewomen shot 40.6% from the field, 10-for-17 from three-point range, and 6-for-8 from the free-throw line. They also committed just eight turnovers to Gettysburg's 14.
For Gettysburg (12-4, 8-3 Centennial Conference)
- Dorshimer (30 points, 5 rebounds); Gibbons (23 points, 9-for-15 field goals, 17 rebounds); Kendra Meredith (8 points, 5 assists)
- The Bullets held a commanding 48-28 advantage on the boards. Gettysburg shot 42.6% from the field, 5-for-18 from three-point range, and 19-for-25 from the foul line.
Up Next for the Shorewomen
1/24 v. McDaniel - 7:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)