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Sopkowicz sparks Bucs

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Gazette Staff
February 13, 2011

Diana Sopkowicz was nearly perfect from the field and finished with 23 points as the Buccaneers defeated visiting Lawrence, 77-55, on Saturday afternoon.


Beloit is 6-10 in the Midwest Conference and 8-13 overall.


Sopkowicz made 11 of 12 field-goal attempts. She also led the Bucs with 12 rebounds.


Kandace Fox added 15 points, and Amanda Moore had 14.


The Vikings are 0-16 in the MWC and 0-21 overall.


BELOIT 77, LAWRENCE 55


Lawrence (55)—Deshler, 4-9 0-0 9; Kaye, 3-9 7-9 13; Van Es, 4-15 1-2 9; Paquette, 4-7 3-3 11; Berg, 3-8 1-1 7; Robbins, 2-6 1-2 5; Chase, 0-1 0-0 0; Beeks, 0-2 1-2 1. Totals: 20-57 13-18 55.


Beloit (77)—Evans, 2-2 0-0 4; Stariha, 2-5 2-2 6; Moore, 5-15 0-0 14; Fox, 6-10 0-0 15; Sopkowicz, 11-12 1-1 23; McNanna, 1-3 3-4 6; Larsen, 1-4 0-0 3; Acosta, 2-3 0-0 4; Streb, 0-1 0-0 0; Peterson, 1-2 0-2 2; Bush, 0-1 0-0 0; Hilliard, 0-5 0-0 0. Totals: 31-63 6-9 77.


Lawrence 22 33—55


Beloit 34 43—77


Three-point goals—Lawrence 2-12 (Deshler 1-3, Kaye 0-3, Van Es 0-1, Paquette 1-2, Berg 0-2, Robbins 0-1), Beloit 9-23 (Moore 4-11, Fox 3-6; McNanna 1-3, Larsen 1-1, Hilliard 0-2). Rebounds—Lawrence 25 (Van Es 6), Beloit 47 (Sopkowicz 12). Assists—Lawrence 13 (Deshler, Kaye, 3 each), Beloit 22 (Fox 6). Total fouls—Lawrence 13, Beloit 17.


Men


-- Lawrence 72, Beloit 64—Tyler Crisman scored 30 points to lead the Vikings to the Midwest Conference win at Flood Arena.


Lawrence (11-10, 10-6) trailed by four at halftime but outscored Beloit (9-12, 8-8)


40-28 in the second half.


David Bremner led the Buccaneers with 16 points and Michael Horton added 10.


LAWRENCE 72, BELOIT 64


Lawrence (72)—Mays, 4-2-13; Crisman, 10-7-30; Siebert, 2-3-8; Borreson, 8-1-17; Gryszkiewicz, 0-1-1; Ward, 1-1-3. Totals: 25-15-72.


Beloit (64)—D. Bremner, 7-2-16; Kenny, 2-2-6; Towns, 3-3-9; Horton, 4-0-10; Lazarcik, 2-0-4; Poshepny, 1-2-4; C. Bremner, 0-3-3; Butke, 4-0-8; Henricksen, 1-2-4. Totals: 24-14-64.


Lawrence College 32 40—72


Beloit College 36 28—64


Three-point goals—Lawrence 7 (Mays 3, Crisman 3, Siebert), Beloit 2 (Horton 2). Rebounds—Lawrence 39 (Borresen 11), Beloit 39 (Kenny 8). Free throws missed—Lawrence 6, Beloit 3. Total fouls—Lawrence 14, Beloit 20.


Attendance—400.



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