Photo Courtesy of Olivia Dunklau
By Olivia Dunklau
It was another good night in the Friedrich Arena as the Women’s basketball team took a win over the Dordt University Defenders with a score of 73-62.
The Bulldogs took the early advantage to score leading most of the game. Starting off the game and putting up early points was junior Taylor Cockerill, freshman Taysha Rushton, and junior Rylee Pauli. Also hitting a few early threes in the game was junior Rebecca Higgins.
Dordt had a tough time offensively going 6-for-23 on shots. Concordia applied full-court pressure, forcing nine turnovers right before the half. Dordt did answer back trailing not too far behind at halftime with a score of 31-25.
Throughout the rest of the game, both teams kept close to each other in the score. The Bulldogs would not go silent, improving their 11-for-24 from the 3-point line. Outscoring the Defenders, the Bulldogs ended the third quarter leading 52-47 after a buzzer-beater 3-pointer from senior Faith Troshynski. The threes did not stop there for the Bulldogs as sophomore Taylor Farrell, Higgins, and Cockerill all hit one in the fourth quarter.
Ending the game on top were the Bulldogs with a final score of 73-62. The top scorers for the game were Rushton with 15 points, Higgins with 12, Farrell with 11, and Pauli with 10.
The Women’s basketball team will play once more before the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 24 at College of Saint Mary in Omaha. A reminder that the College of Saint Mary is not allowing visiting fan attendance.