Warrior women set two
records in 117-37 victory
Lewis-Clark State College women’s basketball
team shot lights out from the start and set
two program records in rolling past Bethany
University 117-37 in a nonconference contest
at the LCSC Activity Center on Friday
13-1 and ranked No. 8 in the NAIA Division I
polls, established records for most points
in a game and largest margin of victory. The
previous marks were 111 points against
Westminster on Jan. 13, 2000 in Warrior Gym,
and a 75-point victory (108-33) over Johnson
& Wales last season.
Warriors shot 61 percent from the field in
the first half and finished at just below 60
percent for the game (43-of-72). Included in
that total was a 13-of-26 effort (50
percent) at the 3-point line.
an NAIA Division school from Santa Cruz,
Calif., fell behind 25-5 early and never
could recover. The Bruins, 1-10 overall,
trailed 62-17 at halftime.
Warriors put five players in double figures,
led by hot-shooting senior guard Janeen
Nelson, who finished with 22 points. Nelson
was 8-of-11 from the field, including 6-of-8
at the 3-point line. Ashley Baker, the
Frontier Conference’s Player of the Week,
added 21 points and seven rebounds, while
Katya Yancheva and Vanessa West added 15
points apiece. Aundrea Morrison chipped in
Warriors had impressive stats as Katie Hart
and Madison Mendezona added seven assists
apiece, while Mandy Troutt grabbed a
game-high nine rebounds. Mendezona and Terri
Wittmer had four steals apiece.
Warriors had a 47-29 rebounding advantage
and had assists on 31 of their 43 baskets.
Defensively, LCSC forced 36 turnovers,
including 23 on steals, and held the Bruins
to just 14-of-56 shooting from the field, 25
percent. Every Bruin but one had at least
one turnover in the game.
Stopperan led the Bruins with eight points.
teams meet again on Saturday at 2 p.m. at
the LCSC Activity Center.