Women's Basketball Falls To Robert Morris, 75-67

HAMDEN, Conn. -Kari Goodchild (Van Horne, Iowa) scored a career-high 16 points but the Quinnipiac University women's basketball game lost to Robert Morris, 75-67, in a Northeast Conference match-up at the TD Bank Sports Center Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the Bobcats drop to 10-10 on the season and 7-2 in conference play, while the Colonials improve to 11-8 on the year and 8-1 in the NEC.

Four different Bobcats posted double figures in the contest, including junior senior Courtney Kaminski (Dudley, Mass.), who collected 14 points. Both Kaminski and Goodchild picked up eight rebounds in the game. Freshman Brittany McQuain (Independence, Mo.) pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds, while junior Jacinda Dunbar (Edison, N.J.) grabbed 10 boards.

The Colonials led by 12 points, 26-14, their biggest lead of the game, with 6:24 left to play in the first half. The Bobcats responded with a 9-0 run, to narrow the gap by three points, 26-23, with just over two minutes on the clock. In the last two minutes Robert Morris' Destiny Harrison made two free-throws before Kaminski answered with a jumper for Quinnipiac. The Colonials held a five-point advantage, 30-25, going into halftime.

The Bobcats regained the lead, 52-51, with just under 10 minutes to play after going on a 12-point tear, featuring back-to-back three-pointers from Felicia Barron (Springfield, Mass.) and Goodchild, giving Quinnipiac a three-point advantage, 56-53, with 8:26 on the clock.

Robert Morris tightened the reigns and outscored Quinnipiac 22-11 down the stretch to give the visiting Colonials a 75-67 win against the Bobcats.

Quinnipiac returns to action when it hosts Saint Francis (Pa.) on Monday, January 31 at 7:00 p.m. at the TD Bank Sports Center in Hamden, Conn.