A profession-excessive 32 factors from Hannah Wandersee helped the sixth-ranked UAA ladies’s basketball group escape with an 86-seventy eight victory Saturday over Western Oregon in Monmouth, Oregon.
Wandersee, a 6-foot-1 junior from Kodiak whose earlier greatest was 27 factors, hit eleven of 19 photographs from the sector and 10 of thirteen from the foul line for the Seawolves, who recovered from an early 9-level deficit.
4 of her factors fended off the Wolves within the closing minutes. Western Oregon minimize UAA’s result in three factors twice within the remaining three minutes, however every time Wandersee answered, first with a layup after which with two free throws.
Yazmeen Goo added thirteen factors, 4 steals and 4 assists and Rodericka Ware chipped in eleven factors for the Seawolves, who ran their document to 22-2 general and 15-1 within the Nice Northwest Athletic Convention.
“I assumed we lacked focus firstly of the sport, and that made issues harder on us all night time,” UAA coach Ryan McCarthy stated in a press launch. “Western Oregon is extra gifted than its document signifies, and their women performed unfastened and with numerous power that we have been unable to match.
“Fortunately, Hannah and Yazmeen have been on their A video games tonight, as a result of we would have liked each little bit of their manufacturing.”
The groups traded the lead eight occasions, and Western Oregon (9-thirteen, 5-eleven) led for a lot of the best way. Sydney Azorr sank 4 of 5 photographs from three-level vary to steer the Wolves with 22 factors and eight rebounds.
Wandersee grabbed 9 rebounds and Shelby Cloninger, who was held scoreless, added seven to offer UAA a 39-38 rebounding edge.
The Seawolves took higher care of the ball, committing seven turnovers to Western Oregon’s 17, eleven of which got here on UAA steals.
Ware and Kian McNair every had two steals. McNair added six factors and 5 rebounds and Sydni Stallworth amassed 9 factors, 4 rebounds and three assists.
The Seawolves play their remaining two common-season residence video games Thursday (Seattle Pacific) and Saturday (Saint Martin’s) on the Alaska Airways Middle.