Women's Basketball Skins Bobcats

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.— The Barry University women’s basketball team earned their second win of the season on Tuesday night, beating cross-town rival St. Thomas 58-51.
 
The Bobcats (1-3) struck first as Cindy Castrillon drained a three-pointer.
 
The Bucs (2-1) struck back immediately, going on a 17-6 run, capped off by an Anika Rivera layup, to go up 17-9. 
 
St. Thomas fought back, going on an 11-0 run to tie the score at 17-17. Barry was strong down the stretch, taking a 31-21 lead going into the half.
 
The Bucs held multiple leads in the second half, including their largest of 16 with 7:53 remaining in the game. The Bobcats would cut the to lead three with 1:32 remaining, yet Barry went on to win 58-51.
 
For the Bucs, Mariessa Greene earned her second-straight double-double, scoring 15 points and grabbing 17 boards. Christina Thompson added nine points while Tilde Ahlin had seven.
 
The Bucs return to action tomorrow night at Florida International at 7:00 pm.
 
Newspaper Box Score
St. Thomas vs Barry
12/01/09 7:00 pm at Miami Shores, FL
At Miami Shores, FL
 
BARRY 58, ST. THOMAS 51
 
ST. THOMAS (1-3)
Cindy Castrillon 5-17 8-10 21; Alexandria Vanderpoo 6-11 0-0 12; Nickerline
Montina 4-8 1-4 9; Victoria Caballero 2-5 1-1 5; Brianna Rodrigues 1-1 0-0
3; Amanda Fernandez 0-1 1-2 1; Ashlynn Sowell 0-1 0-0 0; Carissa Staiano
0-10 0-0 0. Totals 18-54 11-17 51.
BARRY (2-1)
GREENE, Mariesa 6-8 3-5 15; THOMPSON, Christina 4-11 0-3 9; AHLIN, Tilde 3-7
0-0 7; O'MALLEY, Tara 1-4 3-4 6; SUTTINGTON, Shanna 0-5 6-7 6; LOPEZ,
Jennifer 2-4 0-0 5; HOUSTON, Yvonne 1-4 1-2 3; MULLINGS, Alicia 0-4 3-4 3;
LEWIS, Tasheema 1-1 0-0 2; RIVERA, Anika 1-1 0-0 2; HICKS, Adrienne 0-2 0-0
0; DUNCAN, Kisa 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-51 16-25 58.
St. Thomas....................   21   30  -   51
Barry.........................   31   27  -   58
3-point goals--St. Thomas 4-16 (Cindy Castrillon 3-9; Brianna Rodrigues 1-1;
Carissa Staiano 0-6), Barry 4-18 (LOPEZ, Jennifer 1-2; THOMPSON, Christina
1-6; O'MALLEY, Tara 1-3; AHLIN, Tilde 1-2; HICKS, Adrienne 0-1; MULLINGS,
Alicia 0-1; HOUSTON, Yvonne 0-1; SUTTINGTON, Shanna 0-2). Fouled out--St.
Thomas-None, Barry-None. Rebounds--St. Thomas 35 (Alexandria Vanderpoo 7;
Victoria Caballero 7), Barry 40 (GREENE, Mariesa 17). Assists--St. Thomas 7
(Amanda Fernandez 3), Barry 12 (SUTTINGTON, Shanna 4). Total fouls--St.
Thomas 21, Barry 16. Technical fouls--St. Thomas-None, Barry-None. A-214