Quantcast

Gorilla Women Earn 14-Point Win on Senior Day - KOAM TV 7

Courtesy: PSU Sports Information

Gorilla Women Earn 14-Point Win on Senior Day

Updated:

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.

  • Top Sports Stories in the 4-StatesTop Sports HeadlinesMore>>

  • Lions fall 4-1 in series opener against Central Oklahoma

    Lions fall 4-1 in series opener against Central Oklahoma

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:08:29 GMT
    Joplin - A three-run home run in the seventh-inning broke a 1-1 tie and the Missouri Southern baseball team dropped the opener of a four-game series tonight to Central Oklahoma 4-1 at Joe Becker Stadium.Southern (22-20, 15-18 MIAA) saw a solid pitching performance from starter Payton Walker as the sophomore went four innings and scattered six hits. He struck out seven and walked none. Kanon Hoover threw an inning of relief and allowed just one hit, while Tyler Kjellsen threw an inning, as wel...More >>
    Joplin - A three-run home run in the seventh-inning broke a 1-1 tie and the Missouri Southern baseball team dropped the opener of a four-game series tonight to Central Oklahoma 4-1 at Joe Becker Stadium.Southern (22-20, 15-18 MIAA) saw a solid pitching performance from starter Payton Walker as the sophomore went four innings and scattered six hits. He struck out seven and walked none. Kanon Hoover threw an inning of relief and allowed just one hit, while Tyler Kjellsen threw an inning, as wel...More >>
  • Joplin Demize: Website provides team info, tickets, merchandise, etc.

    Joplin Demize: Website provides team info, tickets, merchandise, etc.

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:14:34 GMT
    The Joplin Demize NPSL team has expanded its presence from on the field to online as the team gears up for its inaugural season. Through a partnership with Demosphere, the country’s top soccer-specific international website provider, soccer enthusiasts can now go to www.joplindemize.com to keep up with team news, find Joplin Demize game highlights, and purchase tickets and merchandise.More >>
    The Joplin Demize NPSL team has expanded its presence from on the field to online as the team gears up for its inaugural season. Through a partnership with Demosphere, the country’s top soccer-specific international website provider, soccer enthusiasts can now go to www.joplindemize.com to keep up with team news, find Joplin Demize game highlights, and purchase tickets and merchandise.More >>
  • Brown Sets MIAA Record to Aid in Gorilla Sweep

    Brown Sets MIAA Record to Aid in Gorilla Sweep

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:36:21 GMT
    Pittsburg State senior Tiffany Brown hit three of the nine Gorilla home runs in Pitt State's doubleheader sweep of Drury on Wednesday (April 16), but it was the first one that mattered most as she hit her 24th of the seasonMore >>
    Pittsburg State senior Tiffany Brown hit three of the nine Gorilla home runs in Pitt State's doubleheader sweep of Drury on Wednesday (April 16), but it was the first one that mattered most as she hit her 24th of the seasonMore >>
Powered by WorldNow

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.