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Tuesday, 13 November 2012 22:28

Baker Ends Winning Streak at Four

BriAnna Garza led Baker with five assists on Tuesday night BriAnna Garza led Baker with five assists on Tuesday night

WICHITA, Kan. – The Baker University women's basketball team ended its four-game winning streak on Tuesday night in a 56-49 loss at Friends University.

The Wildcats fall to 4-2 on the year, while Friends improves to 4-1. During the first half both teams struggled to get shots to fall, as the Falcons shot only 22-percent from the field compared to just 16-percent for the Wildcats.

Baker knocked down only five shots in the first half, shooting just 15.4-percent from beyond the arc at 2-of-13.

After 20 minutes of play the buzzer sounded with the score tied 18-18. The Wildcats doubled the amount of field goals made in the second frame shooting 10-of-28.

Rece Huddlin had a strong game for Baker with a double-double 13 points and 10 rebounds. Alisha Fanshier didn't struggle from the field with her 3-of-5 night from behind the three-point line and a team high 15 points.

BriAnna Garza had a game high five assists and seven points and Baker kept a good handle on the ball with just 12 turnovers.

Whitney Bates led the Falcons with 16 points, connecting on 5-of-8 shots from the field, and hitting all four of her attempts from the free throw line.

Abril Marshall contributed 11 points and Tina Fakahafua added 10 points for the Falcons.

-BAKER-

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