Jan 05, 2018

Bruins Chop Down Loggers In NWC Win

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)
 

By: Jake Bienvenue

NEWBERG, Ore. --- The George Fox women's basketball team hosted Puget Sound in a Northwest Conference matchup Friday night, taking a solid win at home, 82-57.

Recap:

The game opened up neck-in-neck as both teams struggled to take an early lead. A late first quarter surge led by Kylin Collman secured a comfortable lead for the Bruins, 20-13.

George Fox kept its foot on the gas pedal to start the second, opening with an 8-2 run. The Bruins continued to play good offense while holding the Loggers to just 12 points.

The Bruins held a 41-25 lead at the end of the first half.

The home team kept it going in the third quarter, managing to outscore the Loggers 20-12 in the period on the back of a balanced scoring effort.

The fourth quarter was much more competitive as Puget Sound struggled to narrow the deficit. The bench duo of Emily Holder and Matney Jamieson came in clutch for the Bruins, combining for 13 of the team's 21 total points in the period.

The Bruins took this one easily, 82-57.

Top Performers:

Madison Hull paced the team in scoring with a career-high 13 points, while Kaitlin Jamieson and Holder tallied 11 apiece. Collman was the fourth Bruin in double figures with 10 of her own.

What It Means:

The Bruins take their eighth straight win, moving to 10-2 overall and a perfect 3-0 in conference play.

What Comes Next:

The Bruins host Pacific Lutheran for a conference matchup Saturday, Jan. 6, at 4:00pm.