Basketball (W)

Patriot Women Freeze the Bears

Three Scored Double Figures

The St. Catharine College women's team outscored the West Virginia Tech University Bears 42-25 in the second half to erase a one point halftime deficit in route to their first conference road win of the year, 75-59.

Three Patriot players scored double figures, with junior, Courtney Milam leading the way with 14 points. Keller Menke tossed in 13 and fellow freshmen Rianne Hofstraat chipped in 11. Hofstraat grabbed a team high 9 rebounds, one shy of her first double-double. Seniors, Danielle Brown and Sara Sexton both added 8 points in the balanced Patriot attack.

SCC (6-6, 2-1) matched their conference win total from last year while shooting right at 48% for the night. They held WVU Tech (3-8, 0-2) to 31% shooting and forced 25 turnovers. Ashley Blaney led the Bears with 22 points and 9 boards.

The Patriots must rest up for tomorrows Mid-South Conference game at the University of Rio Grande (8-3, 1-1). The Patriots were snowed out of yesterdays MSC game with WVU Tech, which they played tonight.

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