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Warhawk women close in on Pointers

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Gazette staff
February 4, 2010
— UW-Whitewater shook off pesky UW-La Crosse for a hard-fought 69-64 victory in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball here Wednesday.

The win moved the Warhawks within a half-game of conference-leading UW-Stevens Point.


The Pointers (9-3) lost at home to UW-Stout, 90-76,


The Warhawks (15-5, 8-3) trailed 32-24 at the half and struggled in the second half, but gained a 45-32 second-half advantage for the victory.


La Crosse opened a 52-41 lead with nearly 11 minutes remaining, but Whitewater cut the deficit to 58-52.


The Eagles had 7˝-minute scoreless stretch as Whitewater went on an 11-0 run to take a 63-58 lead. La Crosse cut the gap to 63-62 but could draw no closer.


UW-WHITEWATER 69, UW-LA CROSSE 64

Whitewater (69)—Hendrickson, 3-9 6-6 13; Bundy, 5-10 4-4 16; Sonntag, 6-11 0-1 12; Burg, 4-12 0-0 8; Kumerow, 4-12 0-0 8; Theune, 0-2 0-0 0; Swanson, 1-4 2-2 4; Glynn, 0-3 1-2 1; Olsen, 3-5 1-3 7. Totals: 26-68 14-18 69


La Crosse (64)—Larson, 3-10 0-0 7; Litrenta, 6-11 3-4 18; Churchill, 4-8 1-1 9; Lang, 1-6 0-0 2; Frank, 8-14 1-2 17; Opelt, 1-5 0-0 2; Rodowicz, 0-2 0-0 0; Lang, 1-1 0-0 2; Van Handel, 3-9 1-1 7. Totals: 27-66 6-8 64.


UW-Whitewater 24 45—69


UW-La Crosse 32 32—64


Three-point goals—Whitewater 3-10 (Hendrickson 1-3, Bundy 2-4, Sonntag 0-1, Burg 0-1, Theune 0-1), UW-La Crosse 4-19 (Larson 1-7, Litrenta 3-4, Churchill 0-1, Lang 0-3, Opelt 0-1, Radowicz, 0-2, Van Handel 0-1). Rebounds—Whitewater 37 (Bundy 10), La Crosse 47 (Frank 15). Assists—Whitewater 11 (Sonntag 5), La Crosse 11 (Larson 3, Lang 3). Total fouls—Whitewater 13, La Crosse 11.




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