YORK, Pa. - Salisbury junior forward Kylie Hall registered her third straight double-double but it was not enough as the Salisbury University women's basketball team dropped a 78-44 decision Saturday to York (Pa.) College in a Capital Athletic Conference game.
Hall tallied her fourth double-double of the season as she scored 15 points and grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds Freshmen Katharine Curran (nine points, three rebounds) and Glen Charlton (eight points, two rebounds) paced the maroon and gold in the backcourt.
Salisbury (1-12, 1-3 CAC) took an early four-point lead as Sea Gulls opened the game with back-to-back jumpers by junior forwards Janay Johnson and Hall. The lead was the only one the Sea Gulls would take on the day as York's April Sparkman (16 points, six rebounds) made a jumper with a little over five minutes in and the Spartans never looked back. York (12-1, 5-0 CAC) extended its lead to 28-17 with a 17-7 run midway through the first half. Spartan guard Amanda Andrews (14 points) made a three-pointer as time expired in the first as the Sea Gulls trailed 38-26 at halftime.
The Spartans opened the second half with a 16-3 run in the first seven minutes.
York had three players score double figures led by Kelli Ward who made a game-high 23 points, seven rebounds and four assists. The Spartans were 7-for-14 from three-point range as they swept the regular-season series against the Sea Gulls.
SU narrowly lost the rebound margin as York grabbed 34 boards while the Gulls recorded 32.
Salisbury continues its CAC road schedule on Wednesday, January 14, with a 6 p.m. game against Wesley College.