Puget Sound closes out season with loss at Lewis & Clark

Puget Sound closes out season with loss at Lewis & Clark

TACOMA, Washington – The 2017-18 Puget Sound women's basketball season came to a close Saturday night, when the Loggers lost at Lewis & Clark, 69-50. 

The first half was a low-scoring affair, and the Pioneers (14-11, 9-7 NWC) entered the midway point with a 22-20 lead. Puget Sound (12-13, 8-8 NWC) shot just 9-for-34 (26.5 percent) through the first 20 minutes, but the Pioneers didn't do much better by shooting 7-for-26 (26.9 percent) in the first half. 

Lewis & Clark found its touch in the third quarter by shooting 9-for-18 from the floor, but the Loggers continued to struggled and shot 2-for-10 in the third quarter. Eight turnovers only made things worse in the period for Puget Sound.

Elizabeth Prewitt led the Loggers in scoring with 13 points. Jamie Lange added 12 points and eight rebounds, and Meghan Hamel finished with nine points and nine points.

The Loggers crashed the boards hard all game, as 20 of their 45 rebounds came on the offensive end.

The Loggers' 12-13 overall record marks the program's 17th consecutive season with at least 12 wins.


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