DePauw doubles up Manchester; Rose-Hulman hangs on for win in DePauw Classic

DePauw doubles up Manchester; Rose-Hulman hangs on for win in DePauw Classic

December 5, 2003

Rose-Hulman-Greenville Box Score | DePauw-Manchester Box Score


Greencastle, Ind. - Sarah Zondor scored a career-high 24 points and Lindsay Houin added 10 to lead host and 25th-ranked DePauw to an 80-40 win over Manchester in the DePauw Classic. The victory was the Tigers' fourth straight and lifted their record to 4-1. The Spartans slipped to 0-6 with the defeat. In the first game of the evening, Rose-Hulman defeated Greenville, 60-59.


DePauw trailed early by as many as three at 14-11 before scoring 13 straight points in a span of 3:32 to take a 24-14 advantage. Suzy Doughty scored all six of her points in that run. The Tigers led by as many as 15 on the way to a 36-22 halftime advantage.


The Tigers wasted little time in the second half in putting the game away as they scored the first eight points to extend the lead to 44-22. The lead never dipped below 20 points and reached a high of 43 at 78-35.


DePauw held a commanding 48-33 advantage on the boards as Lindsay Houin and Amy Argetsinger each grabbed seven in the win. Tria Yoder and Jordan Cuddy each dished out five assists and Doughty chipped in three steals.


Erin Ward paced the Spartans with 10 points and six rebounds. DePauw shot 46 percent from the floor for the game including 53 percent in the second half, while holding Manchester to just 27 percent for the contest.


In the evening's first game, Greenville had two chances to sink the game-winning bucket in the final seconds, but missed on each and Rose-Hulman came away with the one-point win.


The Engineers outscored Greenville 13-0 in the final 5:24 of the first half to take a 35-19 lead at the intermission. The Lady Panthers battled back to take the lead with a 24-5 run after Rose-Hulman pushed the lead to as many as 17 early in the second half.


Jessica Farmer led the Engineers with 17 followed by Rebekah Forsyth with 14 and a game-high 11 rebounds. Anna Hall added 10 points and nine boards. Amber Sugg scored 30 for Greenville and hit five of six from three-point range. Amy Brinkerhoff and Rachel Petrucha each grabbed eight rebounds for the Panthers and Julie Kaufmann added seven assists.


Saturday's action includes Manchester and Rose-Hulman at 2 p.m. with DePauw and Greenville squaring off at 4 p.m.