Concordia jumped out to an early 14-2 lead to start the game and cruised to a 69-33 victory over Nebraska Wesleyan in GPAC women's basketball action on Wednesday night (Jan. 13) at Snyder Arena in Lincoln.
The Prairie Wolves (4-9, 1-5 GPAC) did not make their first field goal until the 12:15 mark of the first half as Mallory Shanahan made a basket. NWU was just 5-19 from the floor in the first half (26.3 percent) as the Bulldogs had a 40-13 lead at the break.
Concordia (12-6, 5-4 GPAC) and NWU played nearly even most of the second half until the final three minutes when NWU reserves came into the game.
Sadie Struebing was the lone NWU player to reach double figures with 12 points on 5-7 shooting. Janelle Baal was the only other player to have more than four points as she scored five. Shanahan added Katy Golden each had six rebounds and two blocks. The Prairie Wolves were again troubled by turnovers with 31 total in the game.
Concordia was led by Kristin Miller with 14 points, and Treva Nutter added 11 on 5-5 shooting.