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UW-Whitewater women rout Oshkosh

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Gazette Staff
Thursday, February 19, 2009
— UW-Whitewater closed the home portion of its regular season with a 83-59 whipping of once-mighty UW-Oshkosh in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball here Wednesday.

Oshkosh, once the perennial favorite to win the WIAC women’s title, fell to 1-14 in the WIAC and 6-16 overall. Whitewater improved to 12-3 and 21-3.


Whitewater trails league-leading UW-Stevens Point by a game with one game remaining.


The Warhawks hammered the Titans with 11 three-point goals in 21 attempts. Whitewater shot 16 for 29 overall (55 percent) in the first half for a 40-24 lead.


The teams were tied 16-16 with nine minutes left in the first half before the Warhawks took control with a 24-8 surge.


Heidi Sonntag scored 13 points, including going 3-for-5 from three-point range, to pace Whitewater. Mary Donohoo went 3-for-3 from three-point range and finished with 11 points, and Kelsey Hendrickson added 10 points for Whitewater.


The Warhawks close the regular season Saturday at UW-River Falls.


WHITEWATER 83, OSHKOSH 59


Oshkosh (59)—Ebbens 2-3 5-6 9, Baganz 3-8 4-4 12, McGowan 1-2 0-0 3, Boeder 5-11 6-7 16, Churchill 4-8 0-0 8, Pugh 0-2 0-0 0, Hebl 1-4 0-0 2, Lund 0-1 0-0 0, Myklebust 4-8 0-1 8, Eddy 0-2 1-2 1. Totals: 20-49 16-20 59.


Whitewater (83)—Donohoo 4-4 0-0 11, Woolever 2-7 1-1 6, Morton 1-6 6-7 8, Peters 0-0 2-2 2, Schmidt 4-11 0-1 8, Hendrickson 3-7 2-5 10. Theune 0-1 0-0 0, Bundy 1-3 2-2 5, Flack, 2-3 0-2 5. Thompson 4-5 3-5 9, Sonntag 5-10 0-0 13, Burg 2-3 0-0 4. Totals: 28-60 16-25 83.


UW-Oshkosh 24 35—59


UW-Whitewater 40 43—83


Three-point goals—Oshkosh 3-10 (Baganz 2-3, McGowan 1-1, Boeder 0-2, Churchill 0-1, Pugh 0-2, Lund 0-1). Whitewater 11-21 (Donohoo 3-3, Woolever 1-3, Hendrickson 2-5, Bundy 1-3, Flack 1-2, Sonntag 3-5. Rebounds—Oshkosh 29 (Churchill 7), Whitewater 39 (Thompson 9). Assists—Oshkosh 7 (McGowan 4), Whitewater 18 (Donohoo 3, Woolever 3). Totals fouls—Oshkosh 17, Whitewater 16. Fouled out—Churchill.



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