PHILADELPHIA--The Quaker women's basketball team downed its rival Princeton Tigers, 85-78 in the final game of the season. It was the highest output in Head Coach Patrick Knapp's tenure.
In one of the strongest showings of the season, four Quakers scored in double digits, led by freshman Kim Adams' career-high 28 points. Biemer followed with 23, Sarah Bucar had 18 and Anca Popovici dropped 10.
The Red and Blue took an early lead, but Princeton kept close throughout and trailed by just two, 29-27, heading into the break.
In the second, Penn pulled away and built its largest lead--12 points--just after the half-way point of the second period. The flood gates opened with the teams combining for107 points in the second half alone.Fouls hindered the Quakers who saw Princeton score 12 points from the free throw line and cut that 12-point lead to as little as three points with just 18 seconds to play.
The Tigers resorted to fouling to slow the clock and Penn sunk 9-0f-10 free throws in the final minute to hang on to the lead and claim victory.
Adams also led the team's rebounding with eight, while Beimer added a career-high five assists. Both Adams and Biemer's shot was on with the rookie hitting 9-of-13 and Biemer sinking 9-of-12.Six of Adams' shots were from three and she made a career-best four.