Teams: Women's Basketball: Schedule & Results
FIRST-PLACE JUMBOS TOO MUCH FOR TRINITY IN 64-42 NESCAC WIN
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FINAL SCORE
Tufts 64, Trinity (CT) 42
At Hartford, CT
Friday, February 6, 2009
|Julia Baily led the Jumbos with 16 points
and eight rebounds
HARTFORD -- Junior forward Julia Baily (Farmington, CT)
scored a game-high 16 points and added a team-high eight rebounds to
lead the visiting Tufts University Jumbos to a 64-42 win over the
Trinity College Bantams in New England Small College Athletic
Conference (NESCAC) women�s basketball action this evening at
The Jumbos, ranked No. 15 in the nation, improve to 17-2 overall
and 6-1 in the league with their fifth victory in a row. With the
win, Tufts holds on to first place in the league. Trinity falls to
15-4 overall and 3-3 in the NESCAC with its second consecutive loss.
Tufts, which led the entire game, made its first four shots and
raced out to a 9-2 lead. Baily scored the first three Tufts hoops
and then sophomore guard Colleen Hart (Needham, MA) added a
three-pointer. Trinity closed the gap to two points at 15-13 on a
steal and lay-up by sophomore guard Kristen Fahey (Cumberland, RI)
midway through the first half. The Jumbos outscored Trinity, 14-2,
over the next 10 minutes to take a 29-15 lead into the break. Senior
Katie Tausanovitch (Lyme, NH) contributed five points to that
stretch. Tufts held the Bantams to six field goals in 25 attempts in
the first half.
The Jumbos led by as many as 19 points in the second half, but
Trinity pulled within 12 at 52-40 on a jumper by junior forward
Christine Card (Waterbury, CT) at the 6:26 mark. Tufts again took
control defensively to end the game, holding Trinity without a point
over the final five minutes of the contest.
Hart totaled 14 points and five assists for the Jumbos, while
senior center Tausanovitch added 12 points and seven boards. Tufts
outrebounded Trinity, 52-34, and won despite missing nine out of 13
tries from the foul line.
Junior co-captain guard Claire Arnstein (Hicksville, NY) was the
lone Bantam in double figures in scoring with 10 points and Card
notched a game-high 10 boards and a pair of blocked shots.
The Jumbos travel to Amherst tomorrow to face the #9 Jeffs with
first place on the line. Trinity welcomes Bates College for a 3:00
start also on Saturday.