Women Lose at UW-Stevens Point
STEVENS POINT, Wis. - The Martin Luther College women's basketball team lost the second day of its season opening tournament against host school UW-Stevens Point by the score of 81-48.
The Knights fell behind big early thanks to a 24-4 run by UW-Stevens Point, but they finished the half on a 14-5 run of their own to cut the deficit to 35-23 at the half.
UWSP would continue to build on the lead, taking advantage of MLC's struggles shooting the ball on the way to the 33-point win.
MLC finished the day shooting 26.7 percent from the field, with Hannah Hackbarth finishing as the leading scorer with 14 points on 4-10 shooting (3-8 from three-point range).
Alex Anthon added nine points, three rebounds and three assists, while Rebecca Engelbrecht and Brittney Gossen led the Knights with five rebounds apiece.
The Knights dropped to 0-2 on the season in defeat, while UWSP improved to 2-0.
MLC will retun to action on Tuesday, November 19, when it travels to Northwestern (Iowa) for a 7 p.m. start time.