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Women's Basketball Travels for Pair of GLIAC Games This Weekend

Women's Basketball Travels for Pair of GLIAC Games This Weekend
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Women's Basketball Travels for Pair of GLIAC Games This Weekend

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest women's basketball team travels for a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games this week.

The Pride (2-5, 0-2) takes on the Northern Michigan Wildcats (7-2, 2-0 GLIAC) at the Berry Athletics Center in Marquette, Michigan on Thursday.

PNW then takes on the Michigan Tech Huskies (5-3, 2-0 GLIAC)  at the Student Development Complex Gymnasium in Houghton, Michigan Saturday.

The Purdue University Northwest women’s basketball team is coming off a loss against No. 15 Grand Valley State on Dec. 1.

Junior Shae Rhonehouse (Fremont, Ind./Fremont) led the way for the Pride, scoring 17 points, including 14 in the first half and pulling down six rebounds. Kelli Damman (Fort Wayne, Ind./Carroll) added 11 points off the bench.

PNW started off on a 14-5 run after Molly DeValkeneare (Milwaukee, Wis./Brookfield) hit a free throw with 2:32 left in the first quarter.

GVSU made a 8-0 run in the second period before Bayley Goodman (Fowler, Ind./Benton Central) hit a three to make it 21-20 Lakers with 8:18 remaining in the half.

Lanie Allen (East Noble, Ind./East Noble) hit back-to-back free throws to make it 33-27 GVSU with 3:04 in the second quarter but the Lakers would take a 39-27 advantage heading into the half.

NMU is coming off a 66-52 win against Saginaw Valley State on Dec. 1. The Wildcats are led by Jessica Schultz, who is averaging 11.0 points per game and 5.2 rebounds a contest.

MTU will be coming off a game against Parkside on Dec. 6. The Huskies have three players in double figures, including junior Abbie Botz, who is averaging 13.0 points per game and 7.0 rebounds a contest.

Fans can follow live stats for Thursday's game at http://www.nmuwildcats.com/sports/wbkb/2018-19/boxscores/20181206_3nim.xml

You can also watch Thursday's game at http://www.nmuwildcats.com/links/0j1o2m

Follow Saturday's game at http://mtuhuskies.com/sports/wbkb/2018-19/boxscores/20181208_1vrw.xml

Watch Saturday's game at http://mtuhuskies.com/links/s9028g

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