BALTIMORE -- Junior Jasmine McRoy of Gaithersburg, Md., returned back home to lead the UMass Lowell women's basketball team to its first Division I and America East Conference win on Saturday as the River Hawks topped Maryland-Baltimore County, 65-57, at Rac Arena.
The Maryland native set a career high of 22 points and went 4-for-5 from three-point territory. She also had a team-high nine rebounds.
The game had 13 lead changes and wasn't decided until freshman Nicole Hayner (Bedford, N.H.) hit a three to give the River Hawks a 58-57 lead with 4:26 left in the game. UMass Lowell finished the game on a 10-0 run.
UMass Lowell entered halftime down, 29-25, but started the second half on a 7-0 run. Neither team had a lead bigger than four all day.
UMass Lowell improves to 1-12 and 1-2 in America East, while UMBC falls to 2-13 overall, 1-2 in America East
UML sophomore Lindsey Doucette scored all 13 of her points in the second quarter and grabbed eight rebounds. Sophomore Melissa Frase added 11 points.
The River Hawks host Mount Ida Monday night at 6 at the Costello Athletic Center.