NEW LONDON, CONN.--(1/30/12)--Senior Jenn Shinall had 13 of her game-high 22 points in the first half leading host Connecticut College to a 67-38 win over Coast Guard in a non-conference game between the two neighboring schools.
Shinall was a red hot six of seven from three-point range while making seven of 12 from the floor while sophomore Tara Gabelman finished with 13 points in the win.
The Camels improved to 15-4 overall while Coast Guard dropped its seventh straight to dip to 5-12 on the season.
Conn. College jumped out to a 20-2 lead with 10:57 left in the first half and never looked back. Shinall had 10 of the Camels first 20 points to start the game.
The Camels were dominating play leading 35-8 with 4:15 left in the first half before the Bears scored the final 10 points of the first half and trailed 35-18 at the break.
Conn. shot 48.3 percent in the opening half (14-29) while making three of seven from three-point range while Coast Guard hit eight of 27 (29.6 percent) in the first half and made one of three from behind the arc.
Shinall, who knocked down three of four from three-point range in the first half, continued her hot shooting from behind the arc in the second half knocking down three more in the first six minutes as the Camels took a 50-26 lead with 14:10 left in the game. Her third trey of the half started a 13-2 run by Conn. as the Camels opened up a 60-28 lead with 9:35 left.
Freshman Jamie Waterman led Coast Guard with eight points, all in the second half, freshman Victoria Gurtler added seven points while sophomore Kaitlin Ward finished with six points and a game-high six rebounds. Ward scored the Bears first six points of the game.
The Camels shot 48.2 percent from the field (27-56) and made eight of 14 from three-point range while the Bears shot 30.6 percent from the floor (15-49) while making one of three from behind the arc.
Conn. outrebounded Coast Guard 36-29.
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