Women's Basketball

Hot Shooting Lifts #7 Concordia Past NWU

Release Courtesy of Nebraska Wesleyan Athletics

7th-ranked Concordia University knocked down 15 3-pointers as the Bulldogs defeated Nebraska Wesleyan 94-65 in GPAC women's basketball action on Wednesday night (Dec. 11) at Walz Complex in Seward, Neb.

The Bulldogs (9-2, 5-1 GPAC) were 15-31 from 3-point range for the game making seven in the first half and eight in the second half to shoot past the Prairie Wolves.

NWU battled the top ten ranked Bulldogs tough through the first half trailing 46-32 at halftime.  The Prairie Wolves then cut the lead to single digits at 53-44 with 14:49 remaining and the ball with the chance to cut the lead to two possessions.

From there, Concordia held NWU without a field goal for the next four minutes as they jumped ahead by 23 points at 69-46.

Felicia TeKolste had another solid game for the Prairie Wolve before fouling out with five minutes left.  TeKolste scored 22 points going 7-14 from the floor.  Amanda Diaz scored 13 points and Bridget Bucher added 11 as NWU had three players in double figures.

NWU shot 40.5 percent from the field, but committed 34 turnovers against the tough Concordia full court press.

Kristen Conahan has six 3-pointers for 21 points to lead Concordia with Bailey Morris scoring 20 with four 3-pointers.