Teams: Women's Basketball: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS POUND CHARGERS FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT WIN, 74-48
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FINAL SCORE
Tufts 74, Colby-Sawyer 48
At New London, NH
Saturday, December 5, 2009
|Colleen Hart is shooting .512 on three-point
attempts this season
NEW LONDON, N.H. -- Junior point guard Colleen
Hart (Needham, MA) scored 20 points with seven rebounds and five
assists as the Tufts University women's basketball team won its
fifth straight game after a season-opening loss, 74-48 at
Colby-Sawyer College on Saturday afternoon.
The Jumbos (5-1) went 10 for 22 from three-point
land, led by Hart's five trifectas in nine attempts. Sophomore
Tiffany Kornegay (Carver, MA) added 18 points to the Tufts
attack. The Chargers suffered their third straight loss, falling to
2-4 on the season.
The game was close for the first 13 minutes before
Tufts pulled away and never looked back. Ahead 19-9, the Jumbos
finished the half on a 21-7 run including 11 points from Hart in
that stretch. She scored 17 of her 20 points in the first 20 minutes
as the Jumbos took a 40-16 advantage to the locker room.
The second half was played relatively evenly as the
Jumbos outscored Colby-Sawyer 34-32. Tufts attempted only four
treys, but Kornegay took over the offense pouring in 14 of her 18
points in the half. The Chargers had a strong second half from first
year Cailin Bullett (Millbury, MA), who scored 13 of her 17 on five
for seven shooting.
Senior Julia Baily (Farmington, CT) recorded
a double-double for Tufts with 11 points and a game-high 13
rebounds. Vanessa Miller (Cincinnati, OH) added seven points
and four assists. The Jumbos held the Chargers to 31.6 percent
shooting (18/57) and won the rebound battle by 11 (45-34). Tufts had
17 assists on 26 baskets.
First year Taylor DeSanty (North Adams, MA) and
senior Terri Duffy (Marshfield, MA) each added 10 points for the
Tufts will play at Wheaton on Monday with a 7:00 pm tip time. The
Chargers will finish a three-game homestand on Tuesday with a 6:00
pm matchup against Castleton State.
Press release courtesy of Colby-Sawyer College