Newark, Del. (1/8/17) The Dominican College women's basketball squad snapped a losing streak after winning a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) road game today at Wilmington University, 60-52.
Freshman Daniel Grant (Middletown, N.Y.) had a team high 22 points and 13 rebounds in the loss.
Gerrel Irvin (Bay Shore, N.Y.) produced the game's only other double-double with 12 points and 10 boards.
A three-point bucket from guard E.J. Smith (Nyack, N.Y.) gave Dominican a 19-6 lead with 10:53 remaining in the first half, but the 'Cats came back with a 14-2 run to tie the score a 21-all with 5:32 on the clock. An 11-3 closing run put Wilmington up 32-24.
Wilmington led 54-44 with 9:34 remaining in regulation when DC charged back with a 16-5 tear, capped off by two free throws from Grant to regain a 60-59 advantage. With 2:26 to go, consecutive free throws from Irvin put the Chargers up 68-65. A trey from WU re-tied the game and two charity stripe shots gave them a 70-68 lead. Dominican had chances in the final minute to tie the score, but were unable to convert.
Dominican (9-7, 4-3 CACC) will travel to Holy Family University this coming Tuesday.