Bears Grind Out 46-41 Win Over Shorewomen

Quattro Scores 11 Points in Loss for Shorewomen

CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Visiting Ursinus College downed host Washington College, 46-41, in a defense-oriented Centennial Conference women's basketball game this afternoon inside Cain Athletic Center.  

Ursinus 46, Washington College 41

How It Happened
- Ursinus led by as many as six points at one point in the first quarer, but the Shorewomen got back to within one on a lay-up with two seconds left by Bridget McLaughlin that trimmed the margin to 12-11.
- Washington took its first lead of the game when Caitlyn Clark stole the ball, scored a fast-break lay-up, was fouled, and made the ensuing free throw for a 14-12 lead with 9:05 remaining in the second quarter. Clark followed that up with a three-pointer at 8:14 and an assist on a transition lay-up by McLaughlin 19 seconds later for a 19-12 Shorewomen advantage, completing a 12-0 run. Ursinus battled back to get within one point later in the quarter, but the Shorewomen brought a 22-19 lead into halftime.
- The Bears scored the first eight points of the third quarter to surge ahead, 27-22, on a driving lay-up by Aliyah Stephens with 7:46 remaining. Cassidy Quattro's lay-up for the Shorewomen with 6:00 left in the third was their first made field goal in 11:23 of clock time. Washington fought back to regain the lead on a Jordan Weir three-pointer with nine seconds left in the quarter as the game headed to the fourth with the Shorewomen leading, 32-31.
- Ursinus scored the first six points of the fourth quarter to grab a 37-32 lead on a pair of Maya Kornfeld free throws with 7:25 to go. The Bears went up, 43-35, on a Rachel Guy lay-up with 2:13 left. A Weir three cut the deficit to five with 1:56 remaining and down to 43-39 on a Quattro free throw at 1:06. Lydia Konstanzer made one of two free throws with 38 seconds to go for Ursinus to push the lead back to five at 44-49. The Shorewomen came up empty on their next trip as the Bears got the ball back with 19 seconds to go and Washington was forced to foul. Kornfeld made two free throws with six seconds left and McLaughlin scored on a put-back at the buzzer to provide the final margin.  

For the Shorewomen (5-16, 3-13 Centennial Conference)
- Quattro (11 points, 3 steals); Clark (9 points, 4 steals); McLaughlin (9 points, 5 rebounds, 3 blocks)
- The Shorewomen shot 23% from the field, 3-for-14 from three-point range, and 10-for-15 from the foul line and committed 16 turnovers.

For Ursinus (11-11, 8-9 Centennial Conference)
- Stephens (14 points, 13 rebounds, 7 rebounds); Konstanzer (11 points, 12 rebounds, 4 steals); Guy (9 points, 9 rebounds); Kornfeld (9 points)
- The Bears shot 30% from the field, 1-for-8 from three-point range, and 17-for-26 from the free-throw line and committed 18 turnovers. Ursinus held a slim 43-42 advantage on the boards.

Notes
- Quattro was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player of the Game.

Up Next for the Shorewomen
2/6 @ Bryn Mawr - 7:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)