Women's Basketball Spring 2005


Aqua Bang, Kaitlin Clark, Jessica Dominik, Christina Conway,
Nicole Echemendia, Eileen McRae, Lindsay Milne, Ann Porten, Teresa Soracco

Championship Game Summary
ESPN 44, Blue Steel 38

Down early in the first half, ESPN rallied late to take a 3-point lead into halftime and never looked back as they captured the women's championship 44-38 over Blue Steel. Two steals early in the game by Christie Papi put Blue Steel in front 13-6. ESPN, who hadn't played a game en route to the championship, shook off the dust and clamped down defensively by denying a shot attempt at the end of the first half. In the 2nd half with with 14:00 to go, Lindsay Milne hit two free throws to put ESPN up 30-28. ESPN scored the next six points until a free throw from Stephanie Kaplan ended the scoring drought for Blue Steel at the 7 minute mark to make it a seven point game at 36-29. Blue Steel went on a mini-run, but a nice pass from Aqua Bang to Jess Dominik put ESPN up by seven with 3:30 remaining. ESPN would cruise from there to victory. Eileen McRae had a solid game overall for ESPN, scoring 9 points, grabbing 6 rebounds, dishing out 4 assists and amassing 4 steals. For Blue Steel, Kaplan was the leading scorer with 13 points, 9 of those from behind the arc.


Blue Steel

Laura Brassard, Carolyn Cronin, Catherine Dillon, Stephanie Kaplan,
Emily Kaswell, Christina LeBlanc, Jennifer Neal, Christine Papi, Lindsey Sarja, Marjorie Smerlas