Teams: Women's Basketball: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS ADVANCE OVER MAINE MARITIME AT PARK LODGE TOURNAMENT
Colleen Hart breaks career three-pointers record in the game
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FINAL SCORE
Park Lodge Tournament
Tufts 61, Maine Maritime 42
At Weston, MA
Saturday, December 12, 2009
|Kate Barnosky contributed 14 points to
Tufts' tournament win
WESTON -- Junior Collen Hart (Needham, MA)
finished with a game-high 21 points for Tufts (7-1), leading the
Jumbos to 61-43 victory over Maine Maritime (2-4) on Saturday night
in the first round of the Park Lodge Tournament hosted by Regis
College. Tufts will face host Regis in the Park Lodge Tournament
Championship game scheduled for Sunday at 3:00 pm.
Hart shot 67
percent from the field (eight of 12), and made five of her six three
pointers on the night. She became the Tufts program's all-time
leader in three-pointers with the 140th of her career in the game.
She surpassed the 139 scored by Valerie Krah from 2003-07. Hart is
shooting an extraordinary 55.4 percent (31/56) from beyond the arch
Joining Hart in double figures was sophomore Kate
Barnosky (Huntington Station, NY) with 14 points. Barnosky was six of nine from the floor (67
percent), and was perfect from the free throw line (two of two).
The Mariners' Sam Goda (Eliot, ME) finished with a
team-high 14 points. Maine Maritime controlled the boards for much
of the game, finishing with 40 total rebounds. Goda had nine total
boards for the Mariners.
Barnosky hit a jumper and Hart scored a
three-pointer and the Jumbos were off and running, up 5-0 early.
They would not trail in the game, opening a 24-8 advantage halfway
into the first half. They led 30-19 at the break, with Hart and
Barnosky scoring 10 points each for the Jumbos.
The Mariners closed within seven points at 34-27
after a jumper by Goda at 16:28 of the second half. However, Hart
nailed two threes to get the lead back up to 15 for Tufts (42-27).
The Jumbo lead was in double digits the rest of the way.
Tufts out-shot the Mariners in both periods. The
Jumbos shot better than 42 percent from the floor in the first
period (14/33), compared to Maine
Maritime's 23 percent (7/30). For the game Tufts
finished with 44.1 percent (26/59) to the Mariners' 30 percent
Maine Maritime will play in the consolation game versus Framingham
State College at 1:00 pm.
Press release courtesy of Regis College