FROSTBURG, MD —
Junior Tracey Little (La Vale, Md./Allegany)
scored 22 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and added seven assists and Frostburg State used a 16-4 run midway through the second half to power past visiting Mary Washington 88-61 in the Bobcats' home-opener Tuesday night at Bobcat Arena.
Sophomore Melanie Herget (Glen Burnie, Md./Old Mill) added a career-high 20 points, while sophomore Kelly True (Warfordsburg, Pa./Southern Fulton) had a career-high 19 points and tied her career-high with 10 rebounds.
Freshman Teara Williams (Baltimore, Md./Dunbar) had five points, a game-high nine assists and four steals.
The Bobcats (2-1) and Eagles (0-3) battled through a tight first half and went into the lockerroom tied at 30.
Little scored 11 points and added seven rebounds in the opening frame, but FSU shot 12-of-33 (36.4%) and was out-rebounded 28-17.
The close play continued into the second half, with Frostburg State holding a 48-45 advantage, but the Bobcats went on a 16-4 tear to open a 64-49 cushion.
The Bobcats continued to pad their lead, using back-to-back three-pointers by True and Herget to take a 79-54 advantage with 4:30 to play.
FSU, which shot a scorching 21-of-35 (60.0) in the second half, led by as many as 29, 88-59, with 53 seconds remaining.
Sophomore Lindsey Forbush led Mary Washington with 12 points, while freshman Debbie Bruen added 11 points and seven rebounds. Sophomore Jenn Olinger and senior Adrienne Barnes scored 10 each.
The Bobcats return to action Saturday when they take on Southwestern (Tex.) at 8 pm in the Gallaudet Tournament.
For further information on this release, contact:
Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303