Diplomats Use Big Fourth Quarter Run To Pull Away From Shorewomen, 60-49

Diplomats Use Big Fourth Quarter Run To Pull Away From Shorewomen, 60-49

Clark And McLaughlin Each Hit Double Figures In Scoring In The Loss

LANCASTER, Pa. — Host Franklin & Marshall used a 13-0 run midway through the fourth quarter to pull away from visiting Washington College and post a 60-49 win in a Centennial Conference women's basketball game played tonight at the Mayser Center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Franklin & Marshall 60, Washington College 49

How It Happened
- The Shorewomen started the game on a 7-0 run and held a 13-8 lead after the opening quarter of play. Bridget McLaughlin supplied eight of Washington's 13 points in the opening quarter.
- The Diplomats would start the second quarter on a 10-2 run to take an 18-16 lead with 3:49 to go in the opening half following a jump shot from Kristin Hamill.
- Franklin & Marshall would take a 26-22 lead into halftime following a three pointer from Emily Moran with 1:02 to play.
- Cassidy Quattro started the second half with a layup for the Shorewomen to cut the lead to 26-24, but the Diplomats responded with a 10-0 run to take a 36-24 lead with 6:02 to go in the third quarter.
- Washington would finish the third quarter on a 15-7 run to cut the Diplomats lead to 43-39 after three quarters of play.
- Quattro knocked down a jump shot with 7:06 to go in the game to set the score at 47-43 in favor of Franklin & Marshall, but the Diplomats would then put the game away with a 13-0 run to take a 60-43 lead with 1:45 to go in the game.
- Washington would score the final six points to set the final margin, the last points of the night coming courtesy of a three pointer from Jess Giblin with 33 seconds to go.

For the Shorewomen (5-7 Overall, 2-5 Centennial Conference)
- Caitlyn Clark (11 points, four rebounds, three assists, one block), McLaughlin (10 points, three rebounds, three assists), Quattro (nine points, five rebounds, two steals, two blocks), Taylor Samuels (two blocks), Kristi Kozlowski (two blocks), Alexis Krahling (three assists).
- The Shorewomen shot 30.3% from the floor in the loss, 5-for-15 from three point range, and 4-for-6 at the free throw line.
- Washington committed only five turnovers for the game, while forcing 10 turnovers from the Diplomats.

For Franklin & Marshall (6-6 Overall, 3-4 Centennial Conference)
- Hamill (game high 15 points, six rebounds), Kenna Williams (nine points, game best 15 rebounds, two blocks), Sarah Pisani (seven points, seven assists).
- The Diplomats shot 38.2% from the floor in the win, 6-for-13 from three point range, and 12-for-18 at the free throw line.
- Franklin & Marshall held a 46-37 advantage in rebounds.

Up Next for the Shorewomen
1/10 v. Gettysburg - 6:00 p.m. (Centennial Confefence game).