Women's Basketball Topped By Central
Dec 7, 2016
PELLA, Iowa- The University of Dubuque Women’s basketball team fell to the Central Dutch on Wednesday night, 64-51.
The Spartans fell behind early to the Dutch and could not quite crawl their way back into it. Although no one scored more than seven points for UD, 12 different Spartans got into the scoring column. Abbey Meyer led UD with seven points, while Emily Brinker, Cece Pope, Kalyn Theill and T’Nauzhae Robinson all had six points on the night.
UD shot 18-60 from the field on Wednesday night for 30% and 12-21 from the free throw line. The Spartans did have assists on 10 of those 18 field goals made. Lexi Daniels and Kia Dwight both had two assists, with six other Spartans recording one assist. On the defensive side, the Spartans did force the Dutch into 28 turnovers. Emily Brinker had three of UD’s eight steals to go along with her six points, while Kia Dwight also had a hand in forcing those 28 turnovers by collecting two steals. UD also managed to block four shots, two of which came from Morgan Boer.
The Spartans hit the road again on Saturday to take on UW-Stout at 2:00 p.m. in Menomonie, Wis.