Lady Blues Knock Off Green Knights

From Sports Information Director, January 14, 2011 | Women's Basketball
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. - St. Norbert College shot 32.7 percent from the floor and ended up losing 59-52 to Illinois College in a Midwest Conference game at Sherman Gym.

The Green Knights, who had won nine straight entering the game, fell to 11-2 overall and 7-1 in the MWC. Illinois College improved to 7-5, 5-2.

St. Norbert would led 50-48 on a pair of Stefanie Bunday free throws with 5 minutes 22 seconds remaining, but Illinois College would score the game's next 10 points to take a 58-50 lead with 1:15 to go.

St. Norbert made just 17 of 52 shots from the floor, including 8 of 24 (33.3 percent) in the second half. Rachel Hermus led St. Norbert with 12 points, while Erin Baganz added 11.

Illinois College shot 45.7 percent6 (21-for-46) from the floor to offset 22 turnovers. Carrie Walberg led the Lady Blues with 17 points, while Sarah Puckett and Rachel Macon each had 14.