Doane Flies Past Bluejays
The Doane women's basketball team continued their winning ways as they defeated Tabor College, 78-60, on Saturday afternoon in Crete. The win brought the Tigers overall record to 5-4 and extended their current win streak to three games.
The Tigers got off to a slow start as they went back and forth with the Bluejays early on but finished the half with hot shooting and a 13 point lead going into halftime. Doane shot 59-percent in the first half but Tabor was almost as hot as the Tigers, shooting 52-percent from the floor.
A defensive adjustment at halftime for the Tigers allowed them to limit Tabor to just 34-percent from the floor while Doane had another solid half, shooting 42-percent. They finished the game shooting 52-percent. The downside for the Tigers was 24 turnovers in the game, most coming in the second half.
Doane was balanced on the day, receiving 15 points from Vanessa Munter. Lindsay Shaw came off the bench to add 13 points and three steals. Kristine Ortmeier added a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds while Hannah Helman finished with 11 points and four assists.
Tabor was led by MacKenzie Dick's 15 points while Tynan Honn added 12 points for the Bluejays.
Doane will have their winning ways test as they return to conference play on December 2 when they take on No. 22 Concordia in Seward.