Teams: Women's Basketball: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS TAKE 68-60 CONSOLATION VICTORY OVER YORK
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FINAL SCORE
Rino's Pizza Tip-Off Classic
Tufts 68, York 60
At New Paltz, NY
Saturday, November 21, 2009
|Senior Julia Bailey average 20.5 points and
10 rebounds in the tournament
NEW PALTZ, N.Y. -- Senior Julia Baily
(Farmington, CT) had her second double-double in as many days
with 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Tufts University women's
basketball team to a 68-60 victory against York College in the
consolation game of the Rino's Pizza Tip-Off Classic hosted by SUNY
New Paltz on Saturday afternoon.
The Jumbos opened up
a 37-19 halftime lead and led big for most of the second half until
York cut the margin into single-digits late in the game. The Jumbos
improved to 1-1 overall, while the Lady Cardinals fell to 2-2.
Tufts trailed 9-2 early following a jumper by York's Kadisha Wickham
with 16:14 to play in the first half. However, the Jumbos initiated
an 11-0 run that included four points by Baily and a three-pointer
from junior Colleen Hart (Needham, MA). Tufts led 13-9 and
they would never trail again.
The lead was 18 points
at intermission, as the Jumbos defended well by holding the Lady
Cardinals to 26.7 percent (8/30) shooting in the first half. Tufts
also won the battle of the boards 24-17 in the first 20 minutes.
Baily, who had 21 points and 10 rebounds in the team's first-round
loss to host New Paltz on Friday, scored 14 points with seven
rebounds in the first half. Maimouna Dabo led York with seven points
The margin ballooned to as many as 23
points for Tufts at 53-30 after a three-pointer by junior Lindsay Weiner
(Rockville, MD) with 14:21 remaining in the second half. The
Jumbos were up by 17 (67-50) after a three by Hart with 3:26 on the
clock. York out-scored Tufts 8-1 over the remainder of the game,
including four points by Wickham. However, the Tufts lead
was safe and the first victory of 2009-10 was sealed.
Tufts finished at a solid 45 percent shooting (27/60) for the game,
including six for 14 on threes. Hart scored 15 points, while
sophomore Kate Barnosky (Huntington Station, NY) added nine.
Sophomore Tiffany Kornegay (Carver, MA) and Weiner both had
seven points. Guards Kornegay and Vanessa Miller (Cincinnati, OH)
combined for 11 rebounds. Hart, who had a 31-point night against
New Paltz and averaged 23 points for the weekend, was named to the
Dabo netted a game-high
23 points and grabbed seven rebounds for York. Wickham tallied 12
points and led the Lady Cardinals with nine rebounds.
The Jumbos return to New England and play at Endicott College on
Tuesday night at 5:30.