Fitzgerald, Loggers dominate the boards in win over Pioneers

Fitzgerald, Loggers dominate the boards in win over Pioneers

TACOMA, Washington – The Puget Sound women's basketball team dominated the glass en route to an 85-58 victory over Lewis & Clark in Memorial Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon.

The Loggers (12-0, 4-1 NWC) outrebounded the Pioneers (9-4, 2-2 NWC), 51-25. Claire Fitzgerald nearly posted a a double-double by finishing with 11 points and nine rebounds. Jamie Lange added seven boards and 15 points off the bench.

Elizabeth Prewitt and Caitlin Malvar scored 11 points, apiece. Malvar added seven assists in the win, and the freshman has at least seven dimes in each of her last four games.

Freshman Mara Henderson scored in double figures for the first time in her collegiate career, netting 10 points in 14 minutes off the bench.

Puget Sound shot over 50 percent from floor (53.2 percent) for the second consecutive game. The Loggers shot 53.7 percent in Friday's win over Willamette.

The Loggers dominated the opening quarter, 22-10. The Pioneers kept pace in the second quarter, as Puget Sound entered the half with a 43-33 edge.

Puget Sound has a tall task next weekend, when it travels to the "Whits." The Loggers tipoff at Whitworth on Friday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m., and then take on Whitman on Saturday, Jan. 14.

 

 

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