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UW-Rock County men advance, women ousted

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Gazette staff
February 24, 2011
— UW-Rock County took control early and rolled past UW-Marshfield, 83-72, in a Wisconsin Collegiate Conference tournament men’s basketball quarterfinal here Wednesday.

The Rattlers stormed to a 49-25 first-half lead. David Harper scored 11 of his 15 points in the first half, and teammate Andy Hanus scored 10 of his 17 points for UW-Rock.


Jordan Young scored 10 of team-high 19 points in the second half to keep the Rattlers in control.


Gabe Mitchell had a 10-point game for UW-Rock. Harper added 11 rebounds for a double- double.


UW-Rock (12-13) faces conference-leading UW-Fox Valley (24-1) in a tournament semifinal 5 p.m. Saturday at UW-Waukesha.


UW-ROCK 83, MARSHFIELD 72

Marshfield (72)—Gorman, 4-3-13; Dahlke, 2-4-10; Langreck, 2-0-5; Haldeman. 3-2-10; DeSmet, 2-1-6; Sheppler, 11-6-28. Totals: 24-16-72.


UW-Rock (83)—Mitchell, 2-5-10; Young, 9-0-19; Fields, 2-0-5; Hanus, 7-1-17; Mosley, 2-0-5; Condon, 1-1-4; Conway 1-2-4; Koker, 2-0-4; Harper, 7-1-15. Totals: 33-10-83.


UW-Marshfield 25 27—72


UW-Rock County 49 34—83


Three-point goals—Marshfield 8 (Gorman 2, Dahlke 2, Langreck, Haldeman 2. DeSmet), UW-Rock 7 (Mitchell, Young, Fields, Hanus 2, Mosely, Condon) Free throws missed—Marshfield 5, UW-Rock 7 Total fouls—Marshfield 12, UW-Rock 21.


UW-Rock women ousted

UW-Rock County’s late rally fell short in a 55-53 loss to visiting UW-Fond du Lac in Wisconsin Collegiate Conference tournament women’s quarterfinal Wednesday.


Trailing the entire way, UW-Rock gained a one-point lead with 17 seconds remaining, but Fond du Lac’s Briana Buerger sank a three-point basket for the final margin. The Rattlers missed a three-point basket and an ensuing put-back to end the game.


Janesville Craig High graduates Lindsey and Whitney Oliver scored 14 points apiece for the Rattlers. Jasmine Koch added 11 points. April Wellnitz and Bekah Gibson each had 11 rebounds.


UW-Rock finished 13-11.


FOND DU LAC 55, UW-ROCK 53

Fond du Lac (55)—Buerger, 4-0-10; Washuleski, 1-0-2; Wochos, 3-0-8; Weiglein, 4-1-9; Fiegel, 4-0-8; Harris, 2-2-6; Schwartz-Miller, 3-6-12. Totals: 21-9-55.


UW-Rock (53)—L. Oliver, 4-3-14; W. Oliver, 4-2-14; Wellnitz, 1-0-2; Koch 1-9-11; Gibson, 3-0-6; Sutter-Mitchell 2-0-6. Totals: 15-14-53.


UW-Fond du Lac 30 25—55


UW-Rock County 20 33—53


Three-point goals—Fond du Lac 4 (Buerger 2, Wochos 2), UW-Rock (L Oliver 3, W. Oliver 4, Sutter-Mitchell 2). Free throws missed—Fond du Lac 4, UW-Rock 11. Total fouls—Fond du Lac 20, UW-Rock 12.



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