Women’s basketball winning streak continues over weekend

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Carolyn Hauschild

Winona State’s Emily Kieck (11) shooting the ball from the three-point line while blocked by UMary athlete. Emma Fee (43) is also pictured running across the shot. In the first half of the game, Second year Caitlyn Riley (0) started the game with a three-point attempt only 12 seconds into the game. Shortly to follow, Kieck had two free throws and a triple of her own. To end the first half, Riley scored another three-pointer to bring Winona State to 39-35 at halftime.

Syerah Mulhern-Allred, Sports editor

Warrior basketball player Taylor Hustad shooting the ball for a two pointer. Fee is also being blocked by a UMary player. UMary responded with a bang in the sec- ond half as they managed to tie the game 41-41 through the third quarter. Within the last ten minutes of the game it heat up to 50-47 with UMary in the lead. Wino- na managed to take the late lead thanks to points from first year Mattie Schimenz, Fee, and a two pointer from Riley. With only 90 seconds left, the Warriors hit one of two free throws followed by a three point shot by UMa- ry’s Julia Fiterer. With only a two point lead with twelve seconds on the clock, Kieck went to the free throw lin where two points turned into four points. This resulted in the final score of 68-64.
Warrior basketball player Taylor Hustad shooting the ball for a two pointer. Fee is also being blocked by a UMary player. UMary responded with a bang in the second half as they managed to tie the game 41-41 through the third quarter. Within the last ten minutes of the game it heat up to 50-47 with UMary in the lead. Winona managed to take the late lead thanks to points from first year Mattie Schimenz, Fee, and a two pointer from Riley. With only 90 seconds left, the Warriors hit one of two free throws followed by a three point shot by UMa- ry’s Julia Fiterer. With only a two point lead with twelve seconds on the clock, Kieck went to the free throw line where two points turned into four points. This resulted in the final score of 68-64 (Carolyn Hauschild).
Kieck fighting to keep the ball from UMary’s Macy Williams. During game two of the week- end against Minot State, Winona State extended their streak of wins to bring them to four. Tbe Warriors opened up the game with four three pointers from Riley. This started a streak as Wi- nona shot 53.2% from the field during the game and took a 29-8 lead after the first quarter. By halftime, the Warriors were ahead 50-23 with a 64.6% shooting percentage from the field while the Beavers were held at 31%.
Kieck fighting to keep the ball from UMary’s Macy Williams. During game two of the weekend against Minot State, Winona State extended their streak of wins to bring them to four. The Warriors opened up the game with four three pointers from Riley. This started a streak as Winona shot 53.2% from the field during the game and took a 29-8 lead after the first quarter. By halftime, the Warriors were ahead 50-23 with a 64.6% shooting percentage from the field while the Beavers were held at 31%. (Carolyn Hauschild)
Fee and Kieck during the Friday game. During the sec- ond half of Saturday’s game against Minot State, Winona State continued their dominance over the Marauders before winning thegame 86-55. The Warriors shot a total .548 from the field and accomplished 10 out of 26 three pointers with 25 assists and only turning over the ball nine times. Winona State held the Marauders to a 34.4% shooting percentage and caused them to turn over the ball ten times. Caitlyn Riley led scores with 20 points while knocking down six three pointers. Taylor Hustad shot 18 points and Fee was perfect from the field. Kieck had the game high of eight assists with two buckets. This leads the Warriors to be 11-9 altogether and 8-8 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The War- riors are headed out of town on Friday, Feb. 6 to play Augustana and then to Nebraska to play Wayne State on Saturday, Feb. 5.
Fee and Kieck during the Friday game. During the second half of Saturday’s game against Minot State, Winona State continued their dominance over the Marauders before winning the game 86-55. The Warriors shot a total .548 from the field and accomplished 10 out of 26 three pointers with 25 assists and only turning over the ball nine times. Winona State held the Marauders to a 34.4% shooting percentage and caused them to turn over the ball ten times. Caitlyn Riley led scores with 20 points while knocking down six three pointers. Taylor Hustad shot 18 points and Fee was perfect from the field. Kieck had the game high of eight assists with two buckets. This leads the Warriors to be 11-9 altogether and 8-8 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The Warriors are headed out of town on Friday, Feb. 6 to play Augustana and then to Nebraska to play Wayne State on Saturday, Feb. 5. (Carolyn Hauschild)