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Catamounts hold UMBC to 31 percent shooting

CATONSVILLE, Md. -- Freshman Kendra Seto had career highs of 22 points and 12 rebounds, and Tonya Young added 21 points in Vermont's 79-51 victory over Maryland-Baltimore County on Thursday.

May Kotsopoulas scored 15 points and Courtnay Pilypaitis had 12 for the Catamounts (No. 24 AP), who have won four of five. Young matched a career best with 10 rebounds.

Vermont beat UMBC (8-11, 2-4) for the fifth straight game and improved to 10-5 in the series.

Chelsea Barker led UMBC with 10 points. The Retrievers, who have lost three straight, were outrebounded 46-28 and shot 31 percent (15 for 49), their lowest mark against a conference opponent this season.

Young had 13 first-half points, helping the Catamounts to a 35-22 halftime lead. UMBC was 7 of 22 from the field in the half.

The Catamounts (15-4, 5-1 America East) led by as many as 30 points late in the second half.