D-I Bears too much for Mountain Lions

By Mike McNeely published February 14, 2005

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs played well early before being overwhelmed by the Northern Colorado Bears Monday night in Greeley. Northern Colorado beat the Mountain Lions 73-54.

For the gameâ€TMs first 15 minutes the Mountain Lions traded blows with the Division I Bears (8-14). CU-Colorado Springs started the game hitting four of its first five shots, the last of which was a Julie Richards 3-pointer that gave the Mountain Lions a 10-5 lead. The Bears then went on a 13-2 run to go up 18-12.

CU-Colorado Springs answered by scoring the next five points to cut the Bears lead to one with 9:55 remaining, but thatâ€TMs as close as the Mountain Lions would get.

Richards had 14 points, eight rebounds and seven blocked shots for CU-Colorado Springs (8-14). Jennine Sauter had 16 points and Lindsay Arnoldus and seven points and four assists.

Northern Colorado outshot the Mountain Lions 40.7 percent to 34.6 and also held a 44-37 advantage on the boards.

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Jennine SauterJennine Sauter21FSr.
Julie RichardsJulie Richards40CSo
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