Northwest Conference Opener, Willamette 38, Whitman 49

Walla Walla, WA - The Bearcats, led by Deanna Lund's 11 points lost their NWC opener to the Whitman Missionaries. Megan Scheeler added 10 points and 9 rebounds.
The Missionaries' Lizzy Washburn scored a game-high 15 points. Whitman sees action vs Lewis & Clark tomorrow, January 12 at home.

Willamette vs Whitman
01/11/04 6:00 at Walla Walla, Wash. (Sherwood Center)
At Walla Walla, Wash. (Sherwood Center)

WHITMAN 49, WILLAMETTE 38

WILLAMETTE (4-6, 0-1)
Lund, Deanna 4-5 2-2 11; Scheelar, Megan 5-11 0-0 10; Muth, Jammie 1-3 2-3
5; O'Brien, Sarah 1-9 3-4 5; Woody, Kari 1-7 0-0 2; Unick, Abbie 1-1 0-0 2;
Mollett, Ashley 1-3 0-0 2; King, Brianne 0-2 1-3 1; McLuen, Anna 0-1 0-0 0.
Totals 14-42 8-12 38.

WHITMAN (6-3, 1-0)
Washburn, Lizzy 6-11 3-4 15; Romero, Mandee 5-6 0-0 11; Vertatschitsch, L.
3-11 0-0 7; Laird, Sarah 2-12 0-0 5; Patneaude, Katie 2-12 0-0 4; Morrissey,
Shea 1-4 0-0 3; Kirstein, Denise 1-5 0-0 2; Higgins, Megan 1-6 0-2 2. Totals
21-67 3-6 49.
Willamette.................... 19 19 - 38
Whitman....................... 24 25 - 49
3-point goals-Willamette 2-8 (Lund, Deanna 1-1; Muth, Jammie 1-2; O'Brien,
Sarah 0-3; Mollett, Ashley 0-1; King, Brianne 0-1), Whitman 4-18 (Morrissey,
Shea 1-3; Romero, Mandee 1-2; Laird, Sarah 1-7; Vertatschitsch, L. 1-2;
Higgins, Megan 0-1; Kirstein, Denise 0-1; Patneaude, Katie 0-2). Fouled
out--Willamette-None, Whitman-None. Rebounds-Willamette 37 (Scheelar, Megan
9), Whitman 39 (Laird, Sarah 10). Assists-Willamette 7 (O'Brien, Sarah 3),
Whitman 15 (Higgins, Megan 5). Total fouls-Willamette 12, Whitman 13. A-52