TURLOCK, Calif. - Daisy Feder hit a
pair of key three pointers late in the second half as the UC San Diego women's basketball
team survived a late Cal State Stanislaus rally and went on to defeat the
Warriors, 86-80, on Saturday evening at Fitzpatrick Arena.
The Tritons led by as
many as 19 points in the opening period, but the Warriors rallied all the way
back to within 72-71 with 3:10 left to play before Feder hit back-to-back
threes to stop the run. UCSD then made eight free throws in the final 1:09 to
seal the win.
Chelsea Carlisle scored
a game-high 31 points for the Tritons, who improve to 8-7 overall and 6-2 in
the California Collegiate Athletic Association with the win. UCSD wrapped up
its three-game road trip with a perfect 3-0 record and has now won four
straight overall. The red-hot Tritons have claimed eight of their last 10 over
the last six weeks, with both defeats coming in double overtime.
Cal State Stanislaus,
which had won three in row coming in, falls to 7-5 overall and 5-3 in the CCAA.
The Warriors had won their last five games against conference opponents.
One night after
hitting 10 three-pointers in a win over league-leading Chico State, UCSD
dropped 11 threes against Stanislaus, including eight straight at one point in
the first half. The Tritons were 9-of-11 from behind the arc in the opening
period and finished 11-for-21 in the game, 53%.
Carlisle had a big
hand in the three-point barrage, finishing 4-of-10 from behind the arc, with
all four coming in the first half. She was 8-for-19 overall and converted 11 of
her 13 free throws to record her third 30-point performance of the season. The
All-American point guard added six rebounds, seven assists, and a career-high
tying six steals.
was the only other player to reach double figures for UCSD, finishing with 10
points on 5-of-8 shooting. Feder was a perfect 3-for-3 from the three-point
line and finished with nine points.
scored 26 points to lead Cal State Stanislaus, finishing 12-of-21 from the
floor. Christin Gowan added 16 points, four rebounds and five assists, while
Katie Busi tallied a double-double with 13 points and 10 boards.
UCSD caught fire five
minutes into the first half and hit eight consecutive threes over a 13 minute
span. The Tritons outscored the Warriors 33-15 during the stretch and took a 45-26
lead on back-to-back triples by Carlisle and Erin Dautremont with just over three
minutes left in the half.
Trailing 41-37 at
halftime, the Warriors outscored the Tritons 14-4 over the first 3:31 of the
second half and trimmed the lead to just six at 51-46 on a three-point play by
UCSD pushed the
advantage back to 60-48 two minutes later, but the home team kept clawing and
used a 15-4 run to close to within just one at 64-63 with 8:49 remaining.
Marshall scored to
make it 72-71 in favor of the Tritons with a little more than three minutes
left and then Feder followed with her two big threes to give UCSD a seven point
margin with 2:04 on the clock. Theresa Henderson and Marshall followed with buckets
for Stanislaus, but the Warriors would get no closer than that, as UCSD took
care of business at the free throw line down the stretch.
Carlisle hit five of
the Tritons' eight foul shots as UCSD closed out the six-point win.
UCSD finished 51%
from the field, while Cal State Stanislaus shot 55%. The Tritons scored 35
points on 22 Warrior turnovers and limited Stanislaus to 4-for-11 shooting from
behind the arc.
UCSD will now return
to La Jolla for four straight beginning with a matchup against Cal State L.A
next Friday at 5:30 p.m.