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Hopkins Runs Past Bryn Mawr, 68-36

Lexie Scholtz had six points, eight rebounds and four assists in the game.
Lexie Scholtz had six points, eight rebounds and four assists in the game.
Feb. 17, 2018

Box Score

 Lauren Dellipoali
By Lauren Dellipoali
Athletic Communications Assistant
The Basics
• Score: Johns Hopkins - 68 • Bryn Mawr - 36
• Records: Johns Hopkins (16-9, 15-5 CC) • Bryn Mawr (1-24, 0-20 CC)
• Location: Baltimore, MD (Goldfarb Gym)
• The Short Story: In its final regular season home game, the Johns Hopkins women's basketball team took care of visiting Bryn Mawr by a score of 68-36.

How it Happened
• The Blue Jays scored first as Lillian Scott hit a layup at 8:08 and Hopkins would never relinquish the lead. The Owls kept it close in the first quarter, but with the score 8-6 in favor of Hopkins, the Blue Jays went on a 7-0 run to end the quarter with a 15-6 lead.
• A three from Brendan Harrison got Bryn Mawr to within six but the Blue Jays responded with a three from Maggie Wodicka and a layup by Rory Cole to go up 11. A three-point play from Halena Martin got the Owls back to single digits at 24-16, however, Marissa Varnado converted her own three-point play which was later followed by a Scott layup to give Johns Hopkins a 29-16 lead at the half.
• Back-to-back layups from Lexie Scholtz to start the third sparked an 11-0 JHU run which gave Hopkins a 24-point lead. Megan Murray-Bruce ended the Blue Jay run with a layup at 4:06, but Hopkins would get buckets from Maggie Spitzer, Jess Sweeney, and Scholtz to go up by 28. Bryn Mawr hit back-to-back threes to make the score 46-23 and a layup by Odinaka Oranekwu got the Owls to 46-25 with 44 seconds remaining in the third. Elise Moore hit a layup with 22 seconds in the quarter to put JHU up by 23 with one more quarter of basketball to play.
• The Blue Jays continued to build on their lead in the final quarter as the Owls got no closer than 25 points as Johns Hopkins went onto claim the 68-36 victory.

What it Means
• JHU remains undefeated against the Owls as Hopkins leads the all-time series 36-0.
• Johns Hopkins will host the first round of the Centennial Conference Tournament as the four seed.
• The 15 Centennial Conference wins are the most since the 2011-12 season when the Blue Jays went 17-3 in league play. That season also saw Hopkins make the NCAA Tournament.

Inside the Box Score
• Scott led JHU with 15 points while Varnado added 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds.
• Cole finished the game with a team-high 12 boards while Scholtz snagged eight rebounds and dished out a team-leading four assists. Kenz Wilkinson grabbed seven rebounds in the contest.
• Wodicka finished the game with eight points while Spitzer, Moore, and Scholtz all finished with six points each.

Up Next
• The Blue Jays return to action on Tuesday, February 20 as they will host the first round of the Centennial Conference Tournament against Ursinus. Tip time is scheduled for 7 pm.

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