Two loses on the road this weekend
February 3, 2007
Salem, OR - The women's team lost a pair of Cascade Conference games this weekend in Oregon, dropping their overall record to 4-21.
Friday night Molly Clark led Evergreen scorers with 12 points in their 54-57 loss to Concordia University in Portland, OR.
Concordia outshot Evergreen 52 - 42% and was up by as much as 12 points in the first half to hold a 31-27 lead at midway. Evergreen shot better than CU in the second half, moving to just one point behind with less than 2 minutes left in the game.
Saturday night Corban College was the victor as they bettered Evergreen 66-52.
The game was back-and-forth for the first eleven minutes before the host Warriors took a five-point lead (25-20) following a jumper by Jessica Steigleman with 8:30 remaining on the first half clock. Over the next 4:47, the visiting Geoducks used a 6-0 run to get within a point (27-26) only to watch as senior Kendall Dionne knocked down a 3-point basket with 1:53 on the clock to increase the Warriors' lead. Evergreen's Jennifer Solberg hit a desperation 3-point shot at the buzzer to cut Corban's lead to three points (32-29), as both teams headed into the locker room.
Corban put the game out of reach after a 13-0 run over the first 3:40 minutes. The Warriors pushed their lead to as much as 19 (50-31) with 14:58 remaining in the game.
Evergreen got as close as 16 points (51-35) following a lay-up by Jenny Olson with 12:59 left before Corban grabbed its largest lead of the game (62-40) with 5:36 to go.
Evergreen was led by Solberg's team-high 15 points on 6-for-12 shooting from field, while Joy White and Danielle Keenan added 10 and 9 points respectively. Keenan led all players with a game-high 10 rebounds, while Olson and Molly Clark pulled down 8 and 6 boards respectively.
Steigleman led the Warriors with 17 points, and a team-best 5 rebounds. Tosha Wilson turned in the best all-around game with 14 points, 5 assists, 4 steals, and 3 rebounds in 32 minutes of action.
Evergreen shot 22-for-55 (40.0%) from the field, including 4-for-9 from the charity stripe. The Geoducks also concluded the night with a 4-for-15 (26.7%) performance from beyond the arc, as Solberg nailed a pair from long distance. Corban shot 26-for-53 (49.1%) from the field, including 11-for-16 (68.8%) from the free throw line. The Warriors also knocked home 3-out-of-10 (30.0%) three-point attempts with Dionne burying a pair of trifocals.
With just three Cascade Conference games left in the season, Evergreen drops its fifth straight game to fall to 4-21 overall and 2-13 in CCC play.
Evergreen is at home this Friday when they host Northwest University at 5:30 PM.