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Gorilla Women Earn 14-Point Win on Senior Day

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PITTSBURG -- The Pittsburg State Women's Basketball team (15-10, 13-8 MIAA) used a big second half to lift them to a 70-56 win over Fort Hays State on Senior Day in John Lance Arena.

Junior Courtney Tate led three Gorillas in double figures with 15 points. She also pulled down eight rebounds and a team-high six assists. Senior Kylee Baldetti added a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. She also had three blocks, an assist and a steal. Senior Laura Glenn added 12 points, four rebounds and three assists. Junior Larissa Richards added eight points and seven rebounds off the bench.

Pitt State scored 39 points in the second half after being down 34-31 at the half. The Gorillas grabbed a hold of the lead for good on a Larissa Richards free throw with 13:12 to go in the game while the Gorillas were in the midst of a 9-0 run. Pitt State held the Tigers without a shot from the floor from 16:35 to 3:36. Fort Hays did make seven free throws during that time, but the Gorillas were able to build tier lead to 15,  62-47, in that stretch. A three by senior Bailey Waugh with 2:31 remaining gave Pitt State its largest lead of the game at 68-50.

The first half was a constant back and forth with eight ties and six lead changes. All the lead changes occurred in the first 8:20 of the half. Though Pitt State was able to tie the game several times, the were never able to regain the lead from 12:40 in the first half until the Richards free throw in the second half.

Fort Hays State was led by Kimber Weiser with 17 points. Traci Keyser added 13 and Crista Bechard, 11. Kara Champlin led all players with 12 rebounds.

The Gorillas will play their last regular season home game on Saturday, February 26 as they travel to Omaha, Neb. to take on the Nebraska-Omaha Lady Mavs.

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