January 29, 2011
Women's Basketball Falls To Robert Morris, 75-67
HAMDEN, Conn. -Kari
Goodchild (Van Horne, Iowa) scored a career-high 16 points but
the Quinnipiac University women's basketball game lost to Robert
Morris, 75-67, in a Northeast Conference match-up at the TD Bank
Sports Center Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the Bobcats drop
to 10-10 on the season and 7-2 in conference play, while the
Colonials improve to 11-8 on the year and 8-1 in the NEC.
Four different Bobcats posted double figures in the contest,
including junior senior Courtney
Kaminski (Dudley, Mass.), who collected 14 points. Both
Kaminski and Goodchild picked up eight rebounds in the game.
McQuain (Independence, Mo.) pulled down a career-high 12
rebounds, while junior Jacinda
Dunbar (Edison, N.J.) grabbed 10 boards.
The Colonials led by 12 points, 26-14, their biggest lead of the
game, with 6:24 left to play in the first half. The Bobcats
responded with a 9-0 run, to narrow the gap by three points, 26-23,
with just over two minutes on the clock. In the last two minutes
Robert Morris' Destiny Harrison made two free-throws before
Kaminski answered with a jumper for Quinnipiac. The Colonials held
a five-point advantage, 30-25, going into halftime.
The Bobcats regained the lead, 52-51, with just under 10 minutes to
play after going on a 12-point tear, featuring back-to-back
three-pointers from Felicia
Barron (Springfield, Mass.) and Goodchild, giving Quinnipiac a
three-point advantage, 56-53, with 8:26 on the clock.
Robert Morris tightened the reigns and outscored Quinnipiac 22-11
down the stretch to give the visiting Colonials a 75-67 win against
Quinnipiac returns to action when it hosts Saint Francis (Pa.) on
Monday, January 31 at 7:00 p.m. at the TD Bank Sports Center in