ASHLAND, Ore. – Sophomore Erin Stumbaugh had a career night to lead the Puget Sound women's basketball team to a lopsided 81-49 win over Simpson. Stumabugh had career-highs with 17 points and eight rebounds.
Eleven of the 12 Loggers to see time on the floor tonight had at least two points in the Loggers (3-1) third consecutive win. Kelsey McKinnis also had 17 points to help lead the rout while Sarah Stewart added 10 points. Allie Wyszynski contributed 12 points off the bench.
Wyszynski and Stumbaugh combined to score 29 of the Loggers' 43 bench points. Stumbaugh was 7-of-9 from the floor.
Simpson (2-5) took the initial lead and stayed within 10 points of the Loggers until later in the first half. A pair of free throws from McKinnis with 6:14 left in the first half pushed the lead to double digits where it stayed the rest of the night. The free throws were on the front end of a 13-4 run that saw the lead reach as much as 18 in the first half.
After holding a 15-point lead at the half, the Loggers continued to shoot well and extend their lead. They shot 50 percent from the field in the final 20 minutes as their lead reached as much as 34 points.
Emily Sheldon's eight rebounds led a solid rebounding effort from the Loggers, who held a 54-28 rebounding advantage. Stumbaugh pulled down five of her eight boards on the offensive end as the Loggers tallied 21 offensive boards in the contest.
Next up for the Loggers is a 2 p.m. matchup tomorrow with Southern Oregon.