Teams: Women's Basketball: Schedule & Results
UMMAH'S DOUBLE-DOUBLE PACES JUMBOS IN WIN AT
BASKETBALL FINAL SCORE
Tufts 73 Western New England 56
At Springfield, MA
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Junior backup
center Khalilah Ummah (Litchfield, ME) had a double-double
with 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead visiting Tufts University to
a 73-56 victory over Western New England College in the first
meeting between the schools in 11 years.
Senior guard Valerie Krah
(Mountain Lakes, NJ) added 13 points while senior forward
Laura Jasinski (Leverett, MA) and senior center Libby Park
(Massena, NY) each contributed 11 points as the Jumbos improved
to 2-1 with their second straight win.
Tufts made its first three shots of
the game for a 7-0 lead and jumped to a 21-8 advantage following two
free throws by freshman guard Vanessa Miller (Cincinnati, OH)
with 11:31 left in the half. The Golden Bears (1-2) scored the last
five points before the break to cut the margin to 35-30 at
Tufts started strong in the second
stanza taking a 45-34 lead before WNEC got within seven (45-38) when
freshman forward Caitlin Powers (Scotia, NY) made a pair of free
throws at the 12:21 mark. The Jumbos went on a 15-2 run capped by a
basket by Jasinski for a comfortable 60-40 lead with 8:14 left in
the game and coasted down the stretch.
Junior guards Tiffany DeRosa (Hamden,
CT) and Jen Dabrowski (Plainville, CT) led the Golden Bears with 14
and 11 points, respectively.
Tufts had a 47-36 advantage in
rebounds, including a big 22-11 edge off the offensive boards.