George Fox Women Defeat Bearcats 84-58

SALEM- Robin Taylor hit four of five three-point shots in the first half en route to 20 points, and Darby Cave added 21 points and seven rebounds as the George Fox Bruins (11-9, 5-7 NWC) defeated the Willamette University women’s basketball team 84-58 in a Northwest Conference game Friday night.

Cave and Taylor were a combined 10-11 in the first half as the Bruins opened up an 18-point lead at the break. The Bearcats (4-16, 0-11) could get no closer than 17 in the second half.

The Bearcats had four players in double figures. Megan Scheelar had 16 points and five rebounds. Deanna Lund had 12 points and six boards. Simmie Muth scored 11 points, all in the first half and Abbie Unick returned to the lineup to score ten points.

Amy Fitch added ten points and seven assists for the Bruins. Liz Clark grabbed 11 rebounds as the Bruins won the battle of the boards 48-32. George Fox shot 48% from the field (46% from three-point land). Willamette hit 33% of their shots.