Doane Turns up the D in Victory
Doane turned up the defensive intensity in the second half and limited Nebraska Wesleyan to 17 points as the Tigers came away with a 74-47 victory to open up GPAC play. The win moved Doane's record to 6-2 overall.
The Tigers opened up a 12 point halftime lead by out-scoring NWU 24-4 in the first 10 minutes of the second half. Nebraska Wesleyan scored nearly half of their points in the game from the free throw line as they went 20-of-26. Doane hit 9-of-11 free throws as both teams committed 15 fouls.
Hannah Helman led Doane with 17 points and six assists. Lindsay Anderson and Nicole Anderson added 12 points each while Brittany Lurz chipped in 10 points and five assists. The four players combined to go 5-of-9 from behind the three-point arc.
Amy Fox led Doane with 10 rebounds, six on the offensive end as Doane picked up 20 offensive boards. Vanessa Munter collected five rebounds, four offensive.
Shea Rasmussen led Nebraska Wesleyan with 10 points off the bench. Sadie Struebing posted nine points and six rebounds.
Doane will travel to Hastings to face York College on the first day of the Hastings Classic. Tip-off is scheduled for 2:00 PM.