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Whitewater women fall

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Gazette staff
March 7, 2009
— The College of St. Benedict upset UW-Whitewater, 67-59, in an NCAA Division III regional women’s basketball here Saturday.

The Warhawks trailed 39-32 at the half. Whitewater rallied led 46-44 in the second half for its lone lead of the game.


Tiffany Morton scored 16 points to lead the 10th ranked Warhawks, who finish the season 23-4. Kelsey Hendrickson added 13 points and Heidi Sonntag chipped in 11 points.


With this win, St. Benedict advances to the sectionals of the NCAA Tournament next weekend against Washington University at St. Louis.


ST. BENEDICT 67, UW-WHITEWATER 59


UW-Whitewater (59)—Hendrickson 4-10 2-2 13, Woolever 0-1 0-0 0, Morton 7-13 2-4 16, Sonntag 4-10 3-4 11, Schmidt 1-8 1-2 3, Moran 2-2 0-0 4, Bundy 0-3 3-4 4, Thompson 4-6 1-3 9, Burg 0-1 0-0 0. Totals: 22-54 12-19 59.


St. Benedict (67)—Waytashek 2-7 0-0 5, Stifter 3-8 7-8 15, Carter 0-2 0-1 0, Frank 4-12 1-2 9, Tauer 6-11 9-11 22, Bowlin 0-3 0-0 0, Canton 4-5 0-0 11, Gillund 2-4 1-1 5. Totals: 21-52 18-23 67.


UW-Whitewater 32 27—59


St. Benedict 39 28—67


Three-point goals—Whitewater 3-12 (Hendirckson 3-8, Sonntag 0-2, Bundy 0-2), St. Benedict 7-13 (Canton 3-4, Stifter 2-2, Tauer 1-1, Waytashek 1-3, Bowlin 0-3). Fouled out—Burg. Rebounds—Whitewater 25 (Morton 7), St. Benedict 41 (Frank 14). Assists—Whitewater 10 (Hendirickson 3), St. Benedict 14 (Tauer, Bowlin4). Total fouls—Whitewater 23, St. Benedict 18.



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