Elm Staff Writer
Women’s basketball had a busy week taking on Haverford College away on Tuesday, Jan. 22, Bryn Mawr College at home on Thursday, Jan. 24, and Johns Hopkins University away on Saturday, Jan. 26.
The team unfortunately fell to defeat against Haverford, losing 44- 38. Haverford gained an early lead- ing, scoring 20 points in the first quarter.
Senior Kristi Kozlowski led the team in scoring with eight points, four rebounds, and a game–best of three blocks.
Junior Cassidy Quattro followed closely behind with seven points and seven rebounds. Senior Emily Theimann led the team in rebounds with eight, and junior Caitlyn Clark led the team in assists with four. Despite this loss, the team is still excited as they dive into more conference play.
“I feel that each day at practice our team is improving and really putting all the pieces together to help us succeed,” Clark said. “I’m excited and feeling good about go- ing into the second round of conference play.”
On Thursday, the Shorewom- en faced Bryn Mawr at home for the Go4theGoal Pediatric Cancer Awareness Day game, winning 87- 50.
Quattro led the team with 20 points, a new career–high, and Theimann had a game–high of 13 rebounds. Clark led in assists with seven and senior Alexis Krahling followed close behind with six assists, a new career–high.
The Shorewomen took an early lead and maintained it through- out the match. Quattro was named Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player of the Game on the broad- cast.
Their 87 points was a season– high, replacing the prior season- best which was 73 against Penn State Schuylkill.
It was the team’s most points in the series since scoring 88 in 2013 in an 88-23 victory.
“The team is very excited and
hungry for wins as well,” Quattro said. “We are all focused and work- ing together to close out in the end of games to secure wins.”
On Saturday, the Shorewomen took on Johns Hopkins away where they fell short losing 50-37 to the Blue Jays.
Theimann led the team in points with ten, and freshman Crystal Jones had a career-high of seven points.
Clark led the team with six rebounds and had three assists. Freshman Madeline Williams had three assists and three steals as well.
The teams were tied up at the end of the first quarter with the score being 13-13, but the Blue Jays soon gained the lead early in the second quarter and maintained it
throughout the game. Washington College had 15 turnovers in the contest and outscored Johns Hop- kins 15-7 in bench points and had the only two transition points in the game.
Head Coach Alisha Mosley is confident as they continue through the second round of Centennial Conference play.
“The team is pumped and ready to get some wins and end the sea- son on a high note. They know they can compete with anyone in the league and are eager for the second go around,” she said.
The team takes Fanklin & Mar- shall College on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 1 p.m., where they also invite the attendees of the Girls and Women in Sports event held that day.