Blue Hawks hold off V-Hawks

Blue Hawks hold off V-Hawks

DICKINSON, ND- The Dickinson State University Women's basketball team defeated Viterbo University on Friday night by a score of 60-48.

The Lady Blue Hawks outscored Viterbo in the first quarter 17-14 and in the second quarter it was 15-13 for the Lady Blue Hawks ending the half with a score of 32-27 for Lady Blue Hawks. Dickinson State then outscored Viterbo in the third 16-8 and 12-13 in the fourth quarter for a final score of 60-48.

Total shooting for Lady Blue Hawks was 32 percent from the field, 35 percent from three and 79 percent from the free throw line.

Viterbo shot 32 percent from the field, 25 percent from three and 55 percent from the line.

The Lady Blue Hawks were led by Lorna Shepherd with 13 and MacKayla Feeney with 11. Megan Klein hauled in 14 rebounds while Taylor Henningsgard  had game high 7 assists.

Ashley Geiser led Viterbo with 9 points followed by Alyssa Nilssen with 9.

Dickinson State finished the game with 49 rebounds, 25 assists, 10 turnovers and 10 steals while Viterbo finished with 36 rebounds, 12 assists, 19 turnovers and 8 steals.

The Blue Hawks are now 17-5 overall and 10-1 NSAA.

The next game for the Lady Blue Hawks is against Mayvile University on January 28th at 3:00 PM at Scott Gym.