Orangeburg, N.Y. (2/10/18) Central Atlantic College Conference (CACC) and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Rookie of the Week, Taylor Tomlinson (Middletown, N.Y.) recorded a career high 24 points off the bench to lead the Dominican College women's basketball team to an 84-75 victory over the visiting Wildcats of Wilmington University this afternoon in a conference game played on Coach Baxter Court.
With the win, Dominican improves to 8-15 overall and 7-7 in conference play, while the 'Cats drop to 6-18 overall and 3-12 in the CACC.
Tomlinson had the hot hand for the Lady Chargers as she shot 10-15 from the floor and 4-5 from the charity stripe. She also grabbed a game leading nine rebounds in 24 minutes played.
Nyree Grant led four 'Cats in double figures with 21 points and five rebounds. Macy Robinson contributed 17 points and a team high seven rebounds.
WilmU led by as many as four points in the first quarter and held the 19-16 edge with 2:40 remaining. Back-to-back scores from Alpreshia Parker (Pocono Summit, Pa.) and Tomlinson gave Dominican the one point advantage and a layup from Taylor Nelson (Piscataway, N.J.) with four ticks ont he clock increased the lead to 22-19 after one quarter of play.
Dominican would lead by as many as 14 points twice in the second frame en route to a 41-32 lead at the break. Rabeiro scored 10 points and five dishes in the half.
The Lady Chargers outscored Wilmington 24-16 in the third quarter and led by 21 points (72-51) with 7:07 left in the game. Wilmington rallied with an 18-6 tear to cut the lead down to five points (78-73) with 0:36 to go. DC would close out the game on a 6-2 run with all six points coming from the foul line for the win.
DC will host Post University this coming Tuesday night.