JUMBOS STOP SLIDE WITH EASY WIN AT CONNECTICUT COLLEGE
BASKETBALL FINAL SCORE
Tufts 58 Connecticut College 35
At New London, CT
Saturday, January 28, 2006
New London, Conn. – Junior guard Valerie Krah (Mountain Lakes, NJ) netted 12 points on 5 for 9 shooting from the field, leading Tufts University (8-10, 2-4 NESCAC) to a 58-35 victory at Connecticut College (6-13, 0-6) Saturday afternoon. The victory stopped a stretch of five straight losses by the Jumbos.
Sophomore Jenna Gomez (Norfolk, MA) pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds and contributed eight points for the Jumbos. Sophomore forward Khalilah Ummah (Litchfield, MW) chipped in with 10 points and five rebounds as the visitors prevailed in the NESCAC women's basketball matinee played at Luce Fieldhouse.
Connecticut College sophomore forward Katy Serafin (Carmel, NY) posted a game-high 14 points to go with eight rebounds for the hosts. Ashley Ryall (Weare, NH) tallied six points for the Camels who remain winless in conference play.
The Jumbos opened the game with a 16-3 run and built a 25-8 to lead with 6:47 to play in the first. Junior Libby Park (Massena, NY) canned a jumper with 4:02 left in the first half, providing the visitors with their largest lead, 31-11. Tufts carried a 37-18 lead into the break.
The Jumbos continued to control the backboards in the second half, out-rebounding the Camels 54-36 in the contest. Tufts cruised to the comfortable 58-35 victory.
Lindsay Michel (West Haven, CT) dished out five assists and pulled down seven boards for the Camels. Carolyn Pride (New York, NY) contributed three blocks for the hosts.