Nebraska Wesleyan committed a season-low nine turnovers but shot only 37.8 percent from the floor as the Prarie Wolves lost to Mount Marty College 67-46 on in GPAC women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 6) at Snyder Arena in Lincoln, Neb.
NWU fell behind 32-15 in the first half and never could recover. The big story of the first half was Sadie Struebing scoring 13 of the Prairie Wolves 15 points. She was the only player to score for NWU until 56 seconds left before halftime when Mallory Shanahan hit a jump shot.
The Prairie Wolves did close within 10 point at 41-31 with 12:45 to play, but that was as close as they could get. NWU was held scoreless for a period of over five minutes as the Lancers built up a 23 point lead.
Mount Marty dominated the glass as they outrebounded the Prairie Wolves by 24 with a 46-22 advantage. The Lancers pulled down 17 offensive rebounds, while NWU had only four.
Sadie Struebing led NWU with a game-high 18 points and a team high eight rebounds. Mallory Shanahan also reached double figures with 11 points.
Cassie Neth and Jenny Miller both scored 13 points to lead three Mount Marty players in double figures. Michelle Amundson chipped in 12 points.
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