16th-ranked Tigers win seventh straight
Sophomore Jill Schneider scored a career-high 14 points and equaled a career best with 12 rebounds in the Tigers' win. (photo: Marilyn Culler)
TERRE HAUTE, IND. - The 16th-ranked Tigers won for the seventh straight time with a 92-34 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference victory over host Rose-Hulman.
The Tigers improved to 13-3 overall and 8-1 in the SCAC, while the Engineers fell to 3-13 overall and 0-9 in conference play.
Rose-Hulman held an early three-point lead before the Tigers went on a 20-3 run to take a 26-12 lead with 8:20 left in the first half. That advantage reached as many as 22 points and the Tigers went to the break with a 42-22 lead.
The Tigers opened the second half with a 22-2 stretch to push the margin to 40. In the second half the Tigers shot 51 percent and held the engineers to 22 percent as they outscored the hosts 50-12.
Tria Yoder scored a career-high 10 points for the 16th-ranked Tigers. (photo: Marilyn Culler)
Jill Schneider and Sarah MacKay each scored 14 points, while Tria Yoder and Colleen Powers each added 11. The point totals for Schneider and Yoder were career highs. Schneider equaled a career high with 12 rebounds and recorded four steals. The Tigers held a 53-28 advantage on the boards.
Michelle Unger and Christina Forsyth each scored 13 for Rose-Hulman.
The Tigers return to action on Friday, January 26 at Rhodes College.
NOTES: Since the beginning of the 1995-96 season, the Tigers have posted a 119-28 record for an .804 winning percentage. That ranks second behind Notre Dame's .807 among Indiana NCAA schools during the same time ... DePauw raised their January record to 43-6 during that time ... The Tigers have assured themselves of their sixth straight winning season.