Hopkins Races Past Trinity Washington, 99-37, in Durgala Tournament
• Score: Johns Hopkins-99, Trinity Washington-37
• Records: JHU (1-1), Trinity Washington (0-3)
• Location: Baltimore, MD Goldfarb Gym
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins women’s basketball team jumped out to a 27-11 lead at the end of the opening quarter and never looked back as the Blue Jays topped Trinity Washington, 99-37, in the first game of the Mike Durgala Tournament on Friday evening.
How it Happened
• Nine different players scored in the opening 10 minutes for Johns Hopkins as the Blue Jays sprinted out to the 16-point first-quarter lead. Hopkins led just 7-5 after Camileia Collier hit a pair of free throws for Trinity with 6:15 remaining. A layup by Rory Cole ignited a 20-6 quarter-ending run for the Blue Jays, who capped their run with a three-ponter by Caroline Corcoran in the final 20 seconds.
• The Blue Jay lead swelled to 51-17 at the half as Hopkins scored the final 14 points of the opening 20 minutes. The Tigers hit just 2-of-20 shots in the period, while Johns Hopkins was 11-of-20 from the floor.
• Hopkins methodically built the lead to 48 at the end of the third quarter and 50 early in the fourth before leading by as many as 63 late in the 62-point victory.
Inside the Box Score
• Six different players scored in double figures for the Blue Jays with senior Rachel Cook and sophomore Lillian Scott tying for the team-high with 13 apiece. Scott added seven rebounds, six assists, three steals and two blocks.
• A trio of Blue Jays – Lexie Scholtz, Madison McGrath and Corcoran – all scored 12 points and freshman Maggie Wodicka added 10 off the bench to pace the balanced scoring attack for Johns Hopkins.
• The Tigers were led by Shamara Bell, who scored 18 points and added seven rebounds in 28 minutes.
• Cole (11) and freshman Kenz Wilkinson (10) both hit double figures in rebounding and Johns Hopkins held a 73-32 advantage on the glass; Hopkins had 23 offensive rebounds in the victory.
• The 99 points are the most for Johns Hopkins since November 21, 2010, when the Blue Jays topped Salisbury, 100-46. That game against the Sea Gulls was the championship game of the 2010 Durgala Tournament.
• The Blue Jays set a tournament record for field goals made (40), while their 25 assists on the night were one shy of the tournament record.
• The Blue Jays will host Emory in the seconc game of the Mike Durgala Memorial Classic on Saturday, November 19 at 4 pm.
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