PARKLAND, Washington – Senior Elizabeth Prewitt eclipsed 1,000 points for her collegiate career as the Puget Sound women's basketball team handled Nichols, 61-39, in the first game of the Pacific Northwest Tournament hosted by Pacific Lutheran Saturday afternoon.
Prewitt entered the game needing 20 points to reach the millennium mark. After scoring seven points in the first half, Prewitt netted 14 points in the first six minutes of the third quarter.
Prewitt provided the game's first points of the second half by draining a 3-pointer. Later in the third quarter, Prewitt hit another trey while drawing a foul, and she capitalized on the four-point play. Prewitt's milestone basket was a 3-point shot from the corner with four minutes left in the third quarter.
Prewitt is the first Logger since Alexis Noren '17 to join the 1,000-point club.
All in all, Prewitt scored 21 points in 23 minutes against the Bison (3-7). Jamie Lange notched her second consecutive double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Loggers (5-2).
Puget Sound held Nichols to just 23.1 percent shooting from the floor, and the Loggers forced 15 turnovers. Puget Sound dominated the glass, 49-31.
The Loggers conclude the Pacific Northwest Tournament against Caltech Sunday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m.