Victory is Shorewomen's Largest Ever Over Garnet
CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Host Washington College used a strong start and a dominant performance on the glass to post a 71-38 win over visiting Swarthmore College in the Centennial Conference women's basketball opener for both teams tonight inside Cain Athletic Center. The 33-point margin of victory was the Shorewomen's largest ever over the Garnet.
Washington College 71, Swarthmore 38
How It Happened
- The Shorewomen jumped out to a 16-4 lead following a jumper by Kristi Kozlowski jumper with 4:49 left in the first quarter. Washington shot 67% in the first quarter and held a 20-10 lead after the period.
- Washington used a 16-2 run during the second quarter to build a 38-14 cushion on a Heather Rohwein jumper with 1:27 on the clock. The Shorewomen brought a 38-19 lead into the intermission after out-rebounding the Garnet, 28-13, over the first 20 minutes. 14 different Shorewomen collected at least one rebound in the first half.
- A lay-up by Rosie Martin gave the Shorewomen their biggest lead of the game at 71-34 with 1:35 remaining in the fourth quarter.
For the Shorewomen (2-1, 1-0 Centennial Conference)
- Cassidy Quattro (16 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists); Emily Thiemann (12 points, 5-for-6 from the field); Bridget McLaughlin (8 points, 6 rebounds); Gabby Winsky (6 assists)
- The Shorewomen shot 47% from the field and converted seven of their eight free throws in the game. They held a 54-32 rebounding advantage in the contest.
For Swarthmore (1-3, 0-1 Centennial Conference)
- Audra Woodside (16 points, 8 rebounds)
- The Garnet shot 24% from the field in the game and were 7-for-11 at the foul line.
- The Shoreowmen's previous largest margin of victory over the Garnet was a 69-38 win on February 11, 1997.
- This was also the Shorewomen's largest margin of victory in a Centennial Conference game since an 80-30 victory over Bryn Mawr on January 23, 2013.
- Quattro was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player of the Game.
Up Next for the Shorewomen
11/30 v. McDaniel - 7:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)