Women's Basketball

    Dec. 4, 1997

    Women of Troy Fall to UCSB

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Kristi Rohr scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the UCSB Gauchos to a 79-61 victory over the visting USC Women of Troy before 1,578 at the Thunderdome.

    USC held a five-point advantage at halftime but were outscored 47-24 in the second half as the Gauchos pulled away. UCSB dominated play on the glass, collecting 66 rebounds to just 26 for USC. In addition to Rohr's game-high 21 points, Stacy Clinesmith and Erin Buescher also scored in double figures for UCSB with 18 and 11 points respectively. Tiffany Washington and Whitney Houser paced the USC attack with 12 points each.

    USC returns to action December 6 and 7 at the Dial Soap Classic in Lawrence, Kansas. The Women of Troy will take on Grambling in first round action on Saturday.