Scrimmage highlighted by balanced scoring

By Doug Fitzgerald published October 25, 2003

Christina Merritt scored 12 of her 16 points in the second period as the Gold team won 33-14, avenging its 25-24 loss to the Black team in the first period, during the women's basketball team's first formal intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday.

The scrimmage was played as two separate periods. Scores, fouls etc. were reset to zero.

Centers Elise Hazelwood, Candace Salas and Arla Duran-Velasquez battled it out on the boards. Salas had a team-high10 rebounds, while Hazelwood grabbed eight and Duran-Velasquez added seven.

Jennine Sauter led all scorers with 18 points. Meghan McGee added 13 points and seven rebounds, while B.J. McNeally shined at point guard with seven points, seven assists and six steals. All three started on least season's team.

Other returners included Nicole Opferman (four points, three assists, three steals), Mackenzie Knobbe (five points, two assists) and Courtney Wallace (four oints, three rebounds).

Michele Kipp had six points and three assists, while fellow transfers Dawn Ausmus (five points, four rebounds) and Janine Ota (six points, four assists) also played well. Salas, also a transfer, added three points.

Dolly Fiedelman (six points, three steals) led the freshmen, while Trisha Terhar added four steals and three rebounds and Duran-Velasquez complimented her board work with four points.


UCCS Players/Staff Featured

BJ McNeallyBJ McNeally10GJr.
B.J. McNeallyB.J. McNeally10GSr.
Courtney WallaceCourtney Wallace13FSo
Courtney WallaceCourtney Wallace13FFr.
Jennine SauterJennine Sauter21FFr.
Jennine SauterJennine Sauter21FSo
Jennine SauterJennine Sauter21FJr.
Jennine SauterJennine Sauter21FSr.
Christina MerrittChristina Merritt23FFr.
Christina MerrittChristina Merritt23FSo
Nicole OpfermanNicole Opferman30GSo.
Nicole OpfermanNicole Opferman30GJr
Nicole OpfermanNicole Opferman30GSr.
Elise HazelwoodElise Hazelwood31CSr
Elise HazlewoodElise Hazlewood31CJr.
Mackenzie KnobbeMackenzie Knobbe33GSo
Mackenzie KnobbeMackenzie Knobbe34GFr.
Mackenzie KnobbeMackenzie Knobbe33GJr.
Mackenzie KnobbeMackenzie Knobbe33GJr.
Meghan McgeeMeghan Mcgee41FJr.
Meghan McGeeMeghan McGee41FSr
Candace SalasCandace Salas34F
Dawn AusmusDawn Ausmus22FSr
Dolly FiedelmanDolly Fiedelman3GFr
Dolly FiedelmanDolly Fiedelman3GSo.
Dolly FiedelmanDolly Fiedelman3GJr
Dolly FiedelmanDolly Fiedelman3GSr.
Arla DuranArla Duran44FFr
Trisha TerharTrisha Terhar32GSr
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