Jan 19, 2018

Bruins Cruise By Boxers In 86-60 Victory

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)
  • 14 NCAA National Tournament appearances in 16 years (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • 12 Northwest Conference Championships (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2018)
  • 25 straight winning seasons (1994-2018)
  • 14 Top 25 national rankings (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Three NCAA Division III National Coaches of the Year
  • Six NCAA Division III Region Coaches of the Year
  • 11 Conference Coaches of the Year
  • 20 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)
 

FOREST GROVE, Ore. --- The No. 22-ranked George Fox women's basketball team led the entire way Friday night, as the Bruins cruised to an 86-60 victory over the Boxers of Pacific University.

Recap:

The Bruins were in the driver seat early in this one, jumping out to a 10-0 lead after the first four minutes of play. In fact, the Boxers didn't score their first basket until the 6:09 mark in the first quarter. The Bruins did well to keep the gas down, finishing the first quarter with a 20-8 lead.

Kylin Collman and Kaitlin Jamieson kept the Bruins on pace with back-to-back layups to increase the lead to 24-11. The Boxers managed to string together nine straight points towards the tail end of the second quarter, but the Bruins went into the break with a 44-28 advantage.

The third quarter started out like the first, as the Bruins managed to keep the Boxers under double digits for the second time in the game. George Fox enjoyed a nice separation in the third quarter putting on a show of 27-9 in the 10 minutes to take a 71-37 lead going into the fourth.

Cruise control was applied in the fourth quarter, as the Bruins went on to beat the Boxers, 86-60.

Top Performers:

Tavin Headings was the top performer for the Bruins, recording a career-high 22 points and seven rebounds. Hailey Hartney was the next Bruin in double figures with 10 points.

What It Means:

The Bruins improve to 13-3 on the season and 6-1 in the Northwest Conference.

What Comes Next:

The Bruins will keep the road trip going, taking on Lewis & Clark Saturday, Jan. 19, with tip at 5pm.