CHESTERTOWN, Md. — The host Washington College women's basketball team ended its season on a high note this afternoon, defeating visiting Dickinson College, 63-59, in a Centennial Conference game inside Cain Athletic Center.
Washington College 63, Dickinson 59
How It Happened
- The Red Devils jumped out to a 15-3 lead early on, capping that start off on a three-pointer by Emily Padalino with 2:35 to go in the first quarter. The Shorewomen scored the final six points of the period, slicing the lead to 15-9 on a steal and lay-up by Caitlyn Clark right before the buzzer.
- Washington scored the first five points of the second quarter to get within one at 15-14 on an Emily Thiemann lay-up and free throw with 8:59 to go. A Padalino three with 7:38 on the clock pushed the Red Devils advantage to four, but those were the only points Dickinson would score in the quarter as Washington surged ahead, 28-18, finishing the second-quarter scoring with a Kristi Kozlowski free throw with 53 seconds remaining.
- The Shorewomen then scored the first six points of the third quarter, mounting a 34-19 cushion on a Thiemann jumper with 6:55 left in the period. All told, Washington put together an extended 31-4 run over a span of 19 and one-half minutes. Washington held a 49-38 lead after the third quarter.
- Washington held a 53-42 advantage with just over seven minutes left in the fourth when the Red Devils went on a 12-3 run to close within a point at 56-55 on a Jennifer Kemp free throw with 3:38 to go. Buckets by Thiemann and Cassidy Quattro pushed the lead back to five, but a Kate Deutsch lay-up with 2:36 left narrowed the lead to three.
- Halle Maeda made one of two free throws for the Red Devils with 2:04 to play and Kemp made one of two with 1:23 left to get Dickinson to within a point at 60-59.
- The Red Devils had the ball with the chance to take the lead with under a minute left, but a Deutsch turnover gave the ball back to Washington. Emily Helms made two free throws for the Shorewomen with 18 seconds to go. After a Kemp three-point attempt was blocked by Alexis Krahling on the other end, Bridget McLaughlin made the second of two free throws with eight seconds to play to seal the win for the Shorewomen.
For the Shorewomen (9-16, 6-14 Centennial Conference)
- Thiemann (12 points, 6 rebounds); Crystal Jones (11 points); Quattro (10 points, 8 rebounds); Kozlowski (8 points, 6 rebounds, 3 blocks); Clark (6 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals)
- The Shorewomen shot 36% from the field, 3-of-13 from three-point range, and 16-of-25 at the free-throw line.
- Washington held a commanding 51-31 advantage in rebounds in the game.
For Dickinson (13-12, 10-10 Centennial Conference)
- Deutsch (21 points); Kemp (12 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists); Padalino (11 points)
- Dickinson shot 33% from the field, 7-of-19 from three-point range, and 16-of-28 from the free-throw line.
- Thiemann was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player of the Game.
- This was the final collegiate game for Washington College seniors Krahling, Kozlowski, and Thiemann as well as student assistant coach Brian McCloskey.