Dana Snaps Tiger Win Streak
The Doane women's basketball team saw their three-game win streak snapped on Tuesday evening after falling to Dana College, 66-59.
Dana controlled the game from the start with Doane holding brief leads of two or three points. In the second half, the Vikings used a 10-4 run to open the stanza and built a nine point lead.
The Tigers were able to respond with an 11-0 run to take a 39-37 lead over the Vikings with 11:11 to play. The tables were turned immediately as Dana went on a 13-0 run to take an 11 point lead. Doane cut the lead to three with two minutes remaining but missed opportunities ended the Tiger's comeback chance.
Lindsay Anderson led all scorers with 22 points on 8-of-19 shooting. Hannah Helman and Vanessa Munter added eight points each off the bench.
Dana found three players in double-figures, led by Tricia Trotter's 20 points, 10 from the free throw line. Amanda Bryant added 17 points and Chelsey Zimmerman chipped in 14 points for the Vikings.
Both teams were 23-of-60 from the floor, 38-percent, and neither team had a strong night from behind the three-point arc. Doane was 3-of-15 while Dana was 0-of-14. The Vikings' edge came at the free throw line where they converted 20-of-27 free throws compared to Doane's 10-of-16.
Doane will host Briar Cliff University on January 17 at 4:00 PM at Fuhrer Field House.