Krueger Records Career-High 21 Points Tonight Against Fort Lewis

By MJ Arjomandi published February 16, 2013

DURANGO, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team (17-5 / 14-4 RMAC) loses for the first time in over a month as they lose to Fort Lewis (14-8 / 13-5 RMAC) tonight 63-65.

UCCS led by as many as 10 points as they finished the first half with a 35-32 lead. The Mountain Lions went five-of-10 from three-point range in the half and shot 50 percent from the field. UCCS also outrebounded Fort Lewis in the first half 21 to 14.

Kellie Krueger dominated the paint in the first half as she went six-of-eight for 12 points. Krueger finished with a career-high and game-high 21 points and added a team-high eight rebounds.

Lauren Wolfinger also had a great offensive first half as she went two-of-four from beyond the arch and had 10 points. The two made three-pointers in the game gives Wolfinger 120 for her career, which ranks seventh all-time in program history. She needs 9 more to move into a tie for sixth and 10 more to move into a tie for fifth.

The Leading scorer for UCCS only had six points in the first half, but Abby Kirchoff warmed up in the second half, as she scored 13 of her 19 points in the half. Kirchoff went two-of-four from downtown and 11-of-12 from the free throw line.

Up Next: The UCCS will host its final home stand of the regular season starting on Friday as they take on Chadron State.  The Mountain Lions defeated the Eagles in their previous game this season 78-61 on January 26.

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