Scores

Final

Richmond 57

(14-2, 5-1 A 10)

G. Washington 69

(11-5, 4-1 A 10)

    6:30 PM ET, January 19, 2005

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    RICH 28 2957
    GW 35 3469

    GEO WASHINGTON 69, (25) RICHMOND 57

    WASHINGTON (Ticker) -- Jessica Simmonds scored 17 points and Anna Montanana added 14 as George Washington pulled off an upset with a 69-57 victory over No. 25 Richmond in an Atlantic 10 Conference matchup.

    After taking a 35-28 lead into the break, George Washington (11-5, 4-1 Atlantic 10) opened the second half with nine straight points to increase its advantage. Richmond climbed within 49-46 with 8:21 remaining, but Simmonds made consecutive baskets and Montanana hit a 3-pointer to give the Colonials a 56-47 bulge.

    Montanana moved into 18th place on George Washington's all-time scoring list with 1,049 points. The senior forward made three 3-pointers to climb into ninth place (83) and dished out three assists to jump into seventh (384).

    Kimberly Beck had 11 points and seven assists for the Colonials, who posted their second win over a ranked opponent this season and extended their home winning streak to 14 games.

    Sophomore Kelly Roche scored a career-high 20 points and Saona Chapman chipped in 13 for the Spiders (14-2, 5-1), who have dropped eight straight to the Colonials and fell to 1-9 in the all-time series.

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