DePauw Women Improve to 6-2 with Win over Elmhurst
December 18, 2010
December 18, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw scored the game's first seven points and never trailed on the way to a 66-47 win over visiting Elmhurst. The Tigers, ranked 15th in the latest USA Today/ESPN Division III Coaches' Poll and 16th by D3hoops.com, improved to 6-2, while the Bluejays dropped to 4-6.
After taking a 7-0 lead, the Tigers ended the half with a 15-2 run capped by Lauren Goff's three-pointer at the buzzer to take a 37-15 halftime lead.
The margin reached as many as 26 on two occasions in the second half and DePauw still led, 59-35, with 5:36 remaining before the Bluejays scored eight straight to trim the lead to 16 with 3:37 left.
Katie Aldrich led the Tigers with 15 points, while Kate Walker added 11 and Katie Mathews 10. Ellie Pearson and Aldrich each grabbed eight rebounds as the Tigers held a 46-27 advantage on the glass. Mathews dished out five assists in the win.
Megan Ney was Elmhurst's lone double-figure scorer with 10, while Kim Schwerdtmann, Stephanie Mitchell and Meghan Fitts each grabbed four rebounds. Rashida Joiner led the Bluejays with three assists.
DePauw returns to action on Tuesday, December 21 when it travels to Alma for a 5 p.m. contest.Back