Fort Wayne, IN- The women's team had difficulty putting points on the board, which led to Indiana Tech taking a 49-104 conference win. Although the ladies shot over 50% from the free throw line, they struggled from the paint and behind the arch. Michigan had six ladies that contributed five or more points to the teams 49. What prevented the Wolverines from keeping a competitive edge was the 48points that Indiana Tech generated from Wolverine turnovers. Ashley Sandelin lead the Wolverines with 12 points, as Andrea Collins, Teia McGahey and Annie Deering all had 6pts.
Indiana Tech had started the game with a strong 13-0 run. After 7 minutes of play Michigan Dearborn was fouled and Billie Grant made a free throw to give the Wolverines their first point. At the end of the half the team was shooting 66.7% from the free throw line. Collins lead the Wolverines with 6 points and 7 other members also contributed to the 25-56 half.
Returning from the half, Dearborn improved from behind the arch with 33% whereas Indiana only shot 28%. Sandelin led the Wolverines in the second half with 9 points, shooting 3/5 from the free throw line, 2/4 from behind the arch and 2/6 from the field.
Women's basketball will next compete this Saturday, January 17 against Davenport University with the home court advantage at 1:00pm.