Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Area Colleges: Bergerud paces UIS in women's hoops

Freshman Megan Bergerud scored 14 points to lead five University of Illinois Springfield players in double figures, and the Prairie Stars beat Oakland City 74-63 Tuesday night in a non-conference makeup game at The Recreation and Athletic Center.

Junior Bailey Beale and freshman Alyssa Palmer each added 13 points, and senior Paulina Pogorzelski and junior Cristina Nevins scored 10 apiece. Freshman Mallory Beck grabbed a game-high nine rebounds for UIS (6-16).

Samantha Stahl led Oakland City (11-11) with 18 points. The game originally was scheduled for last Wednesday but was postponed due to a winter storm.

The win was featured in a February 9, 2011, article by The State Journal-Register.

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