Teams: Women's Basketball: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS OVERCOME SLOW START TO TAKE CAMELS 59-44
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FINAL SCORE
Tufts 59, Connecticut College 44
At New London, CT
Friday, February 1, 2008
NEW LONDON, Conn. -- Junior Kim Moynihan (West
Hartford, CT) poured in a team-high 15 points, leading Tufts
University (17-1, 3-1 NESCAC) to a 59-44 NESCAC victory against
Connecticut College (10-8, 0-4) in a women's basketball game at Luce
Fieldhouse on Friday night. Moynihan was 5 for 8 from the field and
3 for 5 from long distance for the surging Jumbos, who have climbed
to #15 in the D3hoops.com national poll.
forward Julia Baily (Farmington, CT) and first-year guard
Colleen Hart (Needham, MA) chipped in with 13 points apiece for
the visitors. Senior co-captain Khalilah Ummah (Litchfield, ME)
pulled down a game-high 15 rebounds for Coach Carla Berube�s Jumbos.
Connecticut College senior Katy Serafin (Carmel, NY) pumped in a
game-high 16 points to go along with seven rebounds for the Camels.
First-year forward Cindy Roseen (Wolfeboro, NH) tallied 11 points
and 13 boards en route to a double-double.
opened the game with a productive 16-4 run over the opening 9:37.
Serafin had the hot-hand early, knocking down four field goals
during the spurt for the hosts. But Tufts answered with a
devastating 19-0 run, asserting their size advantage in the post.
Hart drained a three-ball with 4:09 remaining and the Jumbos had
built a 23-16 lead. The visitors carried a 30-21 advantage into the
Moynihan opened the second half with a triple
and the Jumbos carried a double-digit for the balance of the
evening, holding on for the 59-44 triumph. The visitors held a 46-34
advantage on the boards.
The Jumbos will be seeking
their sixth consecutive victory when they visit Wesleyan for a 3:00
pm game in Middletown Saturday afternoon. The Camels will host the
Bates College Bobcats for a 3:00 pm NESCAC tilt in New London.