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Gorilla Women Earn Third Consecutive Win

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Press Release PSU

The Pittsburg State women's basketball team(14-6, 7-3 MIAA) won its third consecutive MIAA game on Wednesday (January 29)with a 68-53 victory over Northeastern State (9-10, 6-6 MIAA) in John LanceArena.

Three Pitt State players scored in double figures, led by Lizzy Jeronimus with21. Cathy Brugman added 14 and Antqunita Reed came off the bench to add 11.Reed scored seven of her 11 points in only seven minutes in the first half.Jeronimus led the team with nine rebounds and Brugman added eight.

Pitt State outrebounded the RiverHawks by three, 36-33, including 11 offensiveboards. The team also added six blocked shots and six steals on the night. TheGorillas made seven threes on the night, including four from Brugman and a2-for-2 performance from Hailey Roderique.

The Gorillas led from the 15 minute mark on, though there were three more ties,including as late a 21-21 with 6:52 remaining in the first half. Reed made ajumper to break the tie and the RiverHawks were never closer than three fromthat point on.

Pitt State held a 33-27 lead at the half.

PSU stretched its lead to double digits, 50-40, for the first time on a Reedjumper with 10:29 to go. The team's largest lead of 18 points, 64-46, came onfree throws by Jeronimus with 5:41 to play.

The Gorillas will travel to Edmond, Oklahoma to take on Central Oklahoma in a1:30 p.m. game on Saturday, Feb. 1. 

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