Teams: Women's Basketball: Schedule & Results
TUFTS WINS PARK LODGE TOURNAMENT OVER HOSTS REGIS COLLEGE
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FINAL SCORE
Park Lodge Tournament Championship Game
Tufts 78, Regis 56
At Weston, MA
Sunday, December 13, 2009
|Julia Baily scored a season-high 24 points
in the Park Lodge Tournament final
WESTON -- Senior Julia Baily (Farmington, CT)
was a force as the Tufts University women's basketball team won the
Park Lodge Tournament championship game, 78-56, against host Regis
College on Sunday afternoon. Baily posted the game's only
double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds. She shot 82 percent
(nine of 11) from the floor and snagged a game-high seven defensive
Tufts improved to 8-1 with their eighth consecutive
victory. Regis dropped to 6-3.
Regis gave Tufts a slight scare when they closed the
Jumbo lead to one in the second half. Having trailed for much of the
game, Regis' Jessica Page (Quincy, MA) sank a three-pointer to close
the Jumbos lead to 38-37 with 16:37 remaining in the second half.
However, Tufts scored the next 12 points to take command. The Jumbos
got points from five different players during the stretch and led
50-37 at 13:37. The visitors led comfortably over the remainder of
Junior guard Colleen Hart (Needham, MA) was
named the Park Lodge Tournament Most Valuable Player for her weekend
performance. After leading Tufts' win over Maine Maritime in the
opening round with 21 points, she poured in 20 points during the
championship game. Hart set a new Tufts program record for career
three-pointers on Saturday night and added two more to lift her
total to 142.
Tufts sophomore Kate Barnosky (Huntington
Station, NY) was named to the All-Tournament team. She had eight
points in the final. Sophomore guard Tiffany Kornegay (Carver,
MA) went six of 11 from the floor, and was a perfect two of two
from the free throw line for her 14 points in the game.
Page finished with 15 points on six of 10 shooting
from the floor to lead Regis. The senior was perfect from behind the
arc (three of three) and was named to the All-Tournament team. The
Pride's Stephanie Crawford (Rockland, MA) added 11 points to Regis'
Tufts is off for the next two weeks before traveling
to the Land of Magic Classic in Florida later this month. Tufts
plays Allegheny next on December 28. Regis next hosts Brandies on
New Year's Eve day.
Press release courtesy of Regis College