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Hopkins Falls to Haverford, 65-47

Lillian Scott led Hopkins with 13 points and Five Assists.
Lillian Scott led Hopkins with 13 points and Five Assists.
Feb. 8, 2018

Box Score

Lauren Dellipoali
By Lauren Dellipoali
Athletic Communications Assistant
The Basics
• Score: Johns Hopkins - 65, Haverford - 47
• Records: JHU (13-9, 12-5 CC) • Haverford (19-4, 15-3 CC)
• Location: Haverford, PA (Calvin Gooding '84 Arena)
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins women's basketball suffered a tough conference loss on the road to Haverford by a score of 65-47 on Thursday night.

How it Happened
Sophia Way gave the Blue Jays an early 7-4 lead with a three-point shot at 5:12 but the Fords responded with a three of their own by Julianna Clark to tie the game at seven. With the game tied at 11, Haverford went on a 6-0 run to take a 17-11 lead after one quarter of play.
• Macy Goldbach put the home team up eight with a layup to begin the quarter, however, a jumper from Maggie Wodicka brought the Blue Jays to within six. After a Maggie Spitzer jumper at 6:15 which made the score 21-15, the Fords scored 11-straight to go up 31-15. Marissa Varnado ended the Fords' run with a jumper which was answered by a jumper from Megan Furch. Lillian Scott nailed a three as time expired in the half to send the teams into the halftime break with Haverford leading 33-20.
• A three from Scott brought Hopkins to within 11 at 36-25 but the Fords scored five straight to go up by 16. Spitzer ended the run with a jumper at 4:20 to make the score 41-27. JHU scored four-straight points to pull to within 43-31 but Katie Cook hit a layup as time expired in the third to put Haverford up 14 heading into the final quarter of play.
• After a jumper from Samantha Wetzel JHU scored four unanswered points to pull to within 12. Berkel would convert on the layup attempt, but a three from Scott got the Blue Jays back to within 11. Another Berkel layup made the score 51-38, but a Madison McGrath three got JHU to within ten points with 5:49 remaining. That's as close as Johns Hopkins would get as the Fords pulled away and took the 65-47 victory.

What it Means
• JHU still leads the all-time series 31-10. The two teams split this year's series with both teams defending home court.

Inside the Box Score
• Scott led Hopkins with 13 points while Scholtz finished with ten. Scott also dished out a team-high five assists.
Rory Cole finished the game with 11 rebounds.

Up Next
• Johns Hopkins returns home to Baltimore on Saturday, February 10 as the Blue Jays will host Swarthmore at 1 pm.

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