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Warhawk women win at Superior

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Gazette Staff
December 12, 2010
— A first-half outburst was more than enough to carry UW-Whitewater’s women’s basketball team to victory Saturday.

The Warhawks erupted for 57 first-half points en route to an 87-76 win at UW-Superior in in WIAC action.


Whitewater (6-2, 3-1) broke open a game that was tied at 9-9 with a 20-5 run.


Emily Bestor had 19 points to lead the Warhawks, while Dana Thompson added 14 points and a game-high 14 rebounds.


Hailey Hart of Superior (3-5, 0-3) led all scorers with 21 points.


WHITEWATER 87, SUPERIOR 76


Whitewater (87)—Thill 2-5 5-6 9, Merg 2-8 2-2 7, Olsen 4-8 1-2 9, Burton 2-8 2-2 6. Thompson 6-9 2-6 14, Bestor 5-6 4-6 19, Theune 2-5 2-2 6, Swanson 3-9 4-4 11, Wehking 1-1 0-0 2, Burg 1-6 0-0 2, Kumerow 0-2 2-3 2. Totals: 28-67 24-33 87.


Superior (76)—McDonald 0-3 0-0 0, Davis 6-12 8-8 20, Thingvold 1-4 3-4 5, Urmanski 7-14 0-1 17, Hart 5-13 10-15 21, Housser 3-5 0-0 7, Blake 1-1 0-0 2, Nett 2-4 0-0 4. Totals: 25-56 21-28 76.


UW-Whitewater 57 30—87


UW-Superior 35 41—76


Three-point goals—Whitewater 7-15 (Thill 0-1, Merg 1-3, Bestor 5-6, Theune 0-1, Swanson 1-3, Burg 0-1), Superior 5-18 (McDonald 0-3, Davis 0-1, Urmanski 3-7, Hart 1-3, Houser 1-2, Nett 0-2). Rebounds—Whitewater 43 (Thompson 14), Superior 34 (Davis 12). Assists—Whitewater 19 (Thill 6), Superior 8 (Davis 3). Total fouls—Whitewater 23, Superior 21.




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