Scrimmage highlighted by balanced scoring
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.
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