(Gettysburg, Pa.) - The Dickinson women's basketball team suffered a 77-47 setback to Centennial Conference front-runner, Gettysburg College on Thursday night.
The Red Devils jumped out to a quick 5-0 start and led 9-8 at the midpoint of the first quarter. The Bullets closed out the opening period with a 9-0 run to lead 17-9.
Gettysburg built the lead to as many as 13 in the second quarter, but the Red Devils were able to answer to keep the Bullets in check. First-year Jennifer Kremp (Jenkintown, Pa./Jenkintown) was solid at the free throw line and junior Emily Padalino (West Sand Lake, N.Y./Albany Academy) knocked down a couple of big shots.
First-year Kate Deutsch (Marlton, N.J./Camden Catholic) went to work inside, cutting the deficit to eight points.
Carly Rice dished out an assist and hit a three-pointer to put Gettysburg in front, 37-24, at halftime.
The Bullets extended the lead in the third quarter, taking a 58-37 lead into the fourth. Hannah Peck (Baldwin, N.Y./Sacred Heart) hit a pair of free throws to start the period and senior Jonica Brown (Mohnton, Pa./The Hill School) came on to hit a quick three-pointer, a free throw and blocked a shot to spark the Red Devils.
Kremp led the Red Devils with 14 points, going 4-for-4 from the line. Deutsch pulled down 11 rebounds on the night, adding eight points while Padalino finished with seven points and four rebounds.
The Bullets remained unbeaten in conference play, improving to 12-0. The Red Devils slip to 9-9 overall and 6-7 in the conference. They return home to face Ursinus College on Saturday at 2:00 pm.