Nov 28, 2016

Jamieson Posts Double-Double In Win Over Regals

A Winning Tradition

  • NCAA D-III National Champions (2009)
  • Three NCAA "Final Four" appearances (2009, 2012, 2015)
  • Six NCAA "Elite 8" appearances (2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015)
  • Nine NCAA "Sweet 16" appearances (2000, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016)
  • 13 NCAA National Tournament appearances in 16 years (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • 11 Northwest Conference Championships (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016)
  • 24 straight winning seasons (1994-2017)
  • 13 Top 25 national rankings (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Three NCAA Division III National Coaches of the Year
  • Six NCAA Division III Region Coaches of the Year
  • 11 Conference Coaches of the Year
  • 18 All-Americans
  • One Academic All-American
  • Three Ad Rutschman Small College Athlete of the Year Finalists (Justine Benner - 2015, Keisha Gordon - 2012, Katy Campbell - 2008)
  • One Ad Rutschman Small College Athlete of the Year Winner (Kristen Shielee - 2009)
  • One George Fox Pasero Team of the Year (2009)
  • One Slats Gill Sportsperson of the Year Award (Scott Rueck - 2009 finalist)

Photo Taken By: Jake Ryan

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. --- For the second straight game, the No. 6/8-ranked George Fox women's basketball team used the fourth quarter to its advantage, beating the Regals of California Lutheran, 62-57.

The Regals controlled the entire first quarter, despite having trouble with the George Fox press. The Regals jumped out to an early lead after a couple of quick baskets. The Bruins tried to speed up the game, but the Regals seemed unfazed, shooting 52.9 percent from the field (9-17) and 57.1 percent from beyond the arc (4-7). California Lutheran ended the first quarter with a 22-14 lead.

The Bruins sprang into action in the second quarter, and tightened up the reins on the half-court defense. The Bruins' press started to work its magic, and the Regals were held to a 30.8 percent clip from the field during the 10 minutes of play. Senior Kimberly Frost found her footing, and led the Bruins to a 12-10 edge in the second quarter.

The Bruins went into the break down by six, 32-26.

The press really became a factor in the second half, as the Bruins forced the Regals to turn the ball over 11 times. The Bruins began to chop at the lead around the 3:25 mark in the third quarter when Kaitlin Jamieson made a layup that sparked some momentum.

George Fox went into the final quarter down by three, 44-41.

The Bruins regained the lead at the 4:40 mark in the fourth quarter after Emily Spencer made a layup during the Bruins' press. The last time the Bruins held the lead was back in the first quarter when they opened up the game with a layup. After securing their second lead of the game, the Bruins went on a 12-8 run to hold the Regals off. In fact, the Bruins went on an 18-2 run from 7:26 to :49 in the final quarter.

The Bruins finished the game on the free throw line to beat the Regals by five.

Top Performers:
Jamieson was the hero against the Regals, posting her first double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds. She also recorded four blocks in her 31 minutes of play. Kylin Collman finished with 10 points in 18 minutes, going a perfect 6-6 from the free throw line. Frost finished the game with seven points and six steals.

What It Means:
With the win, the Bruins improve to 5-0 on the season.

What Comes Next:
The Bruins start Northwest Conference play next when they host the Boxers of Pacific (Ore.) Friday, Dec. 2, at 6p.m.