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Beloit College women dominate Lawrence

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Gazette Staff
February 19, 2009

Beloit College’s women’s basketball team pounded Lawrence, 58-36, to close out the regular Midwest Conference women’s basketball season Wednesday at Appleton.


The Bucs jumped up 8-0 in the first four minutes, but the Vikings went on a 13-2 run over the next five minutes to lead 13-10. Beloit answered with an 18-3 run to close the half with a 28-16 lead.


Lawrence (0-22, 0-15) was within 36-23 five minutes into the second half, but the Bucs put together a 16-5 surge in the next 10 minutes to coast in for the win.


Christine Brown led Beloit with 12 points, and Mary Parker had 10.


Beloit (15-8, 12-4), the No. 2 seed in the Midwest Conference tournament, will play a semifinal game on Friday, Feb. 27, at St. Norbert.


BELOIT 58, LAWRENCE 36


Beloit (58)—Stariha, 4-8 1-2 9; Moore, 1-4 0-0 3; Brown, 5-10 2-4 12; Parker, 4-6 2-2 10; Sopkowicz, 4-9 0-0 8; Jones, 1-1 0-0 2; Schaefer, 1-2 0-0 3; Temkin, 0-1 1-2 1; Fox, 3-7 0-0 6; Acosta, 2-3 0-0 4; Hilliard, 0-4 0-0 0. Totals: 25-55 6-10 58.


Lawrence (36)—Nimmer, 0-2 0-0 0; Hagopian, 2-3 0-0 6; Aerts, 2-10 1-2 7; Van Es, 1-3 1-3 3; Henzi, 5-19 0-0 11; Condon, 3-8 1-3 7; McClure, 1-2 0-0 2. Totals: 14-47 3-8 36.


Beloit College 28 30—58


Lawrence University 16 20—36


Three-point goals—Beloit 2-7 (Moore 1-4, Schaefer 1-1, Fox 0-2), Lawrence 5-14 (Hagopian 2-3, Aerts 2-6, Henzi 1-4, Condon 0-1). Total fouls—Beloit 15, Lawrence 14.




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