Thursday, December 12, 2013

Quick start keys UIS women's basketall win

The University of Illinois Springfield opened the game on a 29-6 run and never looked back in an 89-60 victory Tuesday night over Robert Morris Springfield at the Recreation and Athletic Center.

The Prairie Stars shot a season-high 52 percent from the field, and the 89 points are the most they have scored this season.

UIS senior Elizabeth Kelly recorded her third double-double in as many games, scoring 14 points and grabbing 16 rebounds. Senior Megan Bergerud scored a team-high 20 points on 9-for-15 shooting. Bergerud has scored at least 20 points in three of the last four games.

Senior guard Alyssa Palmer chipped in with 13 points, five rebounds, six assists and two steals. Juniors Cassie Wolfe and Gwen Zehner each added 10 points.

They win was featured by The State Journal-Register on December 12, 2013.

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