Women’s team loses to CSM, beats CCU
Friday, the Eagles came up short to Colorado School of Mines Orediggers by only six points, with a final score of 77-71. This game was the first in the RMAC for both teams.
The Orediggers led the Eagles for the first three quarters of the game, with a comeback in the last quarter by the Eagles. The Eagles caught up within three points from the lead in the fourth quarter, ending the game with an exciting 10 minutes. The Orediggers scored 20 points in the fourth, bringing the score to 71-60 with less than two minutes to play.
Kalli Feddersen, senior of Rawlins, Wyoming, scored 22 points for the Eagles, 13 in the last quarter. She scored the last nine points for the team with 1:13 remaining. Feddersen finished with a game-high 13 rebounds. Freshman Jessica Harvey, of Morrill, scored 12 points for the Eagles.
Monday night the Eagles defeated the Colorado Christian University Cougars, 80-69. The Eagles nearly beat a 25-year-old record by making 37 of 42 shots from the free-throw line. Harvey scored a perfect 10 of 10 free-throws. There have only been three games in the school’s history that scored more shots from the free-throw line at 100 percent than Harvey. Feddersen hit 12 out of 14 free-throws.
The Eagles led the Cougars 34-19 at half, the Cougars caught up in the fourth quarter, with 28 points added. The Eagles scored 23 points in both the third and fourth quarter, to end the game with an 11-point lead.
Other top scorers of the game include Brooke Turek, freshman of Hemingford, with 13 points, Keeley Pearce, junior of Adelaide, Australia, with 11, and Jessica Lovitt, sophomore of Mullen, who added 10 points.
The next game for the Eagles is at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs at 5:30 p.m., Friday.