Photo by John Swartzel Freshman
Samantha Hood's 3-pointer broke a 51-51 tie en route to the 59-53
VIRGINIA BEACH —
Tara Rausch scored a game-high 19 points and added 11 rebounds as Wilmington
finished the game on a 16-4 run, defeating Bowdoin 59-53 to win the 2004
women's national championship. It's the first national championship for
Wilmington in any team sport, capping an exciting weekend of four tightly
knew we just had to wait until we could bring Tara back," said Wilmington
head coach Jerry Scheve. The first-team All-American picked up her fourth
foul with just under seven minutes to play, then sparked the comeback.
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