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Washington College Tops Basketball Tuesday Evening

Washington College Tops Basketball Tuesday Evening

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Despite 13 points from senior forward Nicolette Parmese, host Washington College Shorewomen held the rest of the Owls' to a combined 10 points as WC cruised to an 88-23 win Tuesday night.

The Owls were held to only seven points in the opening half as Parmese and sophomore Veronica Roux provided Bryn Mawr's offense. Roux got the Owls on the board with a baseline jumper just over two minutes into the game. Bryn Mawr was held scoreless over the next five minutes until Parmese made a six-foot jumper from in the paint.

More than eight minutes ran off the clock before Roux make one of two free-throws with 1:14 to play in the half. As the seconds ticked away, Parmese made a jumper with five seconds before the half. The Shorewomen took a commanding 50-7 lead into the locker room.

The Owls offense was scarce in the opening 10 minutes of the second half as Bryn Mawr mustered 11 points during that time. Parmese netted six points while junior Ashton Dwyer connected on a shot from beyond the arch and Roux mad e a pair of free throws.

During the final 10 minutes of the game, Parmese made a layup and a free throw while freshman Tosin Ajiboye connected on a 10-foot jumper with 2:45 left.

Leading the Owls on the defensive side of the ball was Roux with six defensive rebounds and Parmese with four blocks.

Washington was led by Nina Haller with 16 points while four other reached double-digits.

With the loss, the Owls drop to 1-3 on the season while Washington Earns their first win of 2013.

The Yellow and White are back to the hardwood when they host Swarthmore on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 7:00 pm.