Women's basketball prepares for Pacific Lutheran Tournament

Women's basketball prepares for Pacific Lutheran Tournament

TACOMA, Washington – While many Puget Sound students head home following finals exams this week, the women's basketball team remains in the area for the Pacific Lutheran Tournament, Dec. 16-17, in Parkland, Washington. The Loggers tipoff against Benedictine (Ill.) on Saturday at 2 p.m., followed by a 2 p.m. tip against Aurora on Sunday.

 

 WHO

 Puget Sound vs. Benedictine (Ill.)  

 WHERE 

 Parkland, Wash. | Olson Gym 

 WHEN

 Saturday, Dec. 16, 2 p.m.

 LIVE 

 Stats  

 

 WHO

 Puget Sound vs. Aurora  

 WHERE 

 Parkland, Wash. | Olson Gym 

 WHEN

 Sunday, Dec. 17, 2 p.m.

 LIVE 

 Stats  

 

Lange goes 20-20

Jamie Lange was named the Logger Club Logger of the Week following her remarkable game at Evergreen State (Dec. 6). The sophomore scored 23 points and pulled down 22 rebounds against the Geoducks, coming up one rebound shy of tying Puget Sound's single-game record (Michelle Joy vs. Cal Poly,1988-89).

 

NWC leader

Jamie Lange's game against Evergreen State propelled her to the top of the Northwest Conference leader board in both scoring (16.6 ppg) and rebounding (12.4 rpg). She ranks fifth in field-goal percentage (51.6 percent).

 

Bountiful boards

The Loggers lead the NWC in rebounding by averaging 44.1 boards per game. In addition to Lange's 12.4 rebounds per game, Claire Fitzgerald averages 6.3, followed by Meghan Hamel (5.9) and Elizabeth Prewitt (5.4).

 

Lone star

Following the Pacific Lutheran Tournament, the Loggers head to San Antonio, Texas, for two games at Trinity (Tex.). Puget Sound takes on the host school Dec. 20, and tips off against Schreiner Dec. 21.

 

Scouting Benedictine (Ill.) (6-1, 4-0 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference)

After losing their first game of the season to Augustana, the Eagles enter the weekend with six consecutive wins. Venita Parsons (13.6 ppg) and D'Asia Williams (13.1 ppg) are the team's top two leading scorers. Alena Mora leads Benedictine in rebounding (6.4 rpg). The Eagles average 73.6 points per game.

 

Scouting Aurora (2-3, 1-3 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference)

Julie Galauner leads the Spartans in scoring with 14.6 points per game, and Adriana Ramirez follows with 11.6. Ramirez is also totaling 9.8 rebounds per game. As a team, Aurora is shooting a respectable 43.7 percent from the floor, but the Spartans average just 36.6 rebounds per game.