Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Bergerud tops 1,000 career points

Lyndi Tedder’s layup with five seconds left on the clock lifted Oakland City to a 73-71 win against the University of Illinois Springfield in a non-conference game at The Recreation and Athletic Center.

Senior Megan Bergerud missed a 3-pointer for UIS (1-4) with one second remaining. She finished with a game-high 24 points to become the first UIS player to surpass the 1,000-point scoring mark in NCAA Division II. She has 1,007 career points.

The Prairie Stars’ Elizabeth Kelly added 12 points and 17 rebounds, 12 on the offensive end.

The game was featured by The State Journal-Register on December 4, 2013.

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