Women's Basketball Rolls Over Tars

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry University women’s basketball earned a big win on Wednesday evening, beating the Rollins College Tars 63-55 in the Health and Sports Center. The win avenges an earlier loss in Winter Park.
 
Both teams came out ready to play as the game was tied 10-10 with 14:01 remaining in the first half. The Tars (15-7, 7-4 SSC) pushed out to a 17-12 lead off a Brooke Burgess field goal, but the Bucs (17-5, 8-3 SSC) took eight of the next 11 points to again tie the game at 20.
 
Tied at 22-22 with 5:57 remaining, the Bucs went on a 10-7 run to enter halftime up 32-29. The Bucs and Tars combined for nine three-pointers in the first half.
 
In the opening minutes of the second half, Barry built a seven point lead, 40-33, when Adrienne Hicks drained a three-pointer.
 
The Tars fought back, taking a 47-44 lead off of an Amber Heistan three-pointer with 10:39 remaining.
 
Barry, however, used a 19-8 run, which included treys from Tilde Ahlin, Shanna Suttington, and Christina Thompson in the final minutes to defeat the Tars.
 
In the game, the Tars and Bucs combined for 17 three-pointers. Ahlin sank four-of-11 for the Bucs and Heisten hit four-of-eight for the Tars. The Bucs were 33.3% from beyond the arc and Rollins was 36% from three-point land.
 
Ahlin led the way for the Bucs with 16 points. Mariessa Greene had 14 points and eight boards, while Shanna Suttington had 12 points and dished out 7 assists.
 
The Bucs return to action on Saturday, February 13 when they travel to Nova Southeastern to take on the Sharks at 2:00 pm.
 
Newspaper Box Score
Rollins vs Barry
02/10/10 5:30 pm at Miami Shores, FL
At Miami Shores, FL
 
BARRY 63, ROLLINS 55
 
ROLLINS (15-7, 7-4 SSC)
HEISTAN, Amber 4-9 2-2 14; MOORE, Paris 4-9 3-3 11; BRADLEY, Jasmine 4-7 1-1
10; BURGESS, Brooke 3-10 2-3 8; MINGOS, Kristina 2-7 0-0 6; DAIGER,
Brittainy 2-6 0-0 4; LACKS, Heidi 1-1 0-0 2; GORMAN, Julie 0-1 0-0 0; BERRY,
Kourtnie 0-1 0-0 0; MCDANIEL, Tera 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 20-55 8-9 55.
BARRY (17-5, 8-3 SSC)
AHLIN, Tilde 4-11 4-4 16; GREENE, Mariesa 7-11 0-0 14; SUTTINGTON, Shanna
4-11 1-2 12; HICKS, Adrienne 2-3 4-4 9; LOPEZ, Jennifer 2-3 0-0 5; MULLINGS,
Alicia 1-1 2-3 4; THOMPSON, Christina 1-8 0-0 3; TIJANI, Nadia 0-1 0-0 0;
HOUSTON, Yvonne 0-0 0-0 0; DUNCAN, Kisa 0-0 0-0 0; O'MALLEY, Tara 0-0 0-0 0.
Totals 21-49 11-13 63.
Rollins.......................   29   26  -   55
Barry.........................    32   31  -   63
3-point goals--Rollins 7-21 (HEISTAN, Amber 4-8; MINGOS, Kristina 2-5;
BRADLEY, Jasmine 1-4; DAIGER, Brittainy 0-1; BERRY, Kourtnie 0-1; MCDANIEL,
Tera 0-1; MOORE, Paris 0-1), Barry 10-27 (AHLIN, Tilde 4-11; SUTTINGTON,
Shanna 3-8; LOPEZ, Jennifer 1-2; HICKS, Adrienne 1-2; THOMPSON, Christina
1-4). Fouled out--Rollins-None, Barry-None. Rebounds--Rollins 34 (HEISTAN,
Amber 7), Barry 32 (GREENE, Mariesa 8). Assists--Rollins 8 (MCDANIEL, Tera
5), Barry 15 (SUTTINGTON, Shanna 7). Total fouls--Rollins 13, Barry 10.
Technical fouls--Rollins-None, Barry-None. A-101