DEARBORN, Mich. – The University of Michigan-Dearborn women's basketball team used stifling defense to shut down Bethel College in a nonconference matchup Saturday at the UM-Dearborn Fieldhouse.
The No. 22 Wolverines forced 29 Pilot turnovers and blocked 11 shots en route to a 79-50 win. The victory pushes UM-Dearborn to 14-2 overall this season, just two wins shy of tying the program record for a season.
Leading 17-11 after the first 10 minutes, the Wolverines controlled the second quarter, outscoring the Pilots 23-5 and forcing nine turnovers in the frame. UM-Dearborn continued to press in the second half to pull away for the win.
The Wolverines shot 26-of-67 from the field, 6-of-23 from deep and 21-of-25 from the line, finishing with 19 assists, 18 steals and 11 blocks as a team.
Kamala Glenn led the Pilots with 12 points, while Kelsey Brickner added 10 points and six rebounds.
The Wolverines return to Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference action against Madonna University at 5:30 pm Wednesday in Livonia, Mich.