Teams: Women's Basketball: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS OUTLAST TRINITY COLLEGE FOR 68-58 NESCAC VICTORY
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FINAL SCORE
Tufts 68, Trinity (CT) 58
At Medford, MA
Friday, February 5, 2010
|Junior tri-captain Vanessa Miller scored all
10 of her points in the second half
MEDFORD -- The #10 Tufts University Jumbos outlasted the Trinity
College Bantams, 68-58, in a game that was nip-and-tuck throughout
on Friday night in NESCAC women's basketball action at Cousens
Each team shot above 50 percent during the first half and the first 20
minutes ended on a half-court three-pointer by Trinity senior Claire Arnstein (Hicksville, NY) which tied the game at 35 apiece.
Sophomore Tiffany Kornegay (Carver, MA) and junior Colleen Hart
(Needham, MA) each scored in double-figures in the first half.
Neither team could establish momentum early in the second half as
there were four ties in the half, and seven overall for the game.
Tufts finally took the lead for good, 51-49, on a jumper by senior
Julia Baily (Farmington, CT) with 12:03 remaining. Baily collected a
double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds for the contest.
Tufts build its lead to nine with 5:40 left and continued on for the
victory being led by 21 points from Hart, who was four for six from
three-point range. Kornegay finished with 14 while junior Vanessa
Miller (Cincinnati, OH) cracked double-figures with 10 points.
Arnstein finished as the leading scorer for the Bantams with 15
points. Sophomore Kaitlin Ciarleglio (Waterbury, CT) and first-year
Carly Napier (Pittsford, NY) both chipped in with 12 points apiece,
while senior Christine Card (Waterbury, CT) snagged a team-high 12
The Jumbos are now 19-2 overall and 6-1 in the NESCAC. They will
host #1 in the nation Amherst College on Saturday afternoon at 2 pm.
Trinity moves on to play a NESCAC contest at Bates tomorrow at 2 pm.