Women's Basketball Team Outscores Willamette Alumni, 80-58

By Robert McKinney, Athletics Communications Director, (503) 370-6110

SALEM, ORE. -- The Willamette University women's basketball team took on a talented group of former Bearcats on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Cone Field House. This year's Bearcats outscored the Willamette Alumni, 80-58. New Head Coach Peg Swadener guided the current Bearcats, while former coach Paula (Petrie) Pietrok led the Alumni team. Pietrok coached at Willamette from 1994-95 through 2001-02.

Pietrok achieved a record of 123-81 (.603) in eight seasons with the Bearcats. On Saturday, she coached the following athletes on the Alumni team:

Heather (Ludwig) Bacon
Nicki Clowdsley
Rosie Contri
Jenny Fillion
Molly Fillion
Laura (Payne) Hoel
Kelly (Sorenson) Ioane
Deanna Kinsey
Emily (Vracin) Kosderka
Wenchi Liu
Dora Rabih
Kaileigh Westermann
Alex Zennan

Statistics were not recorded.

The Bearcats will host Lower Columbia College in an exhibition game on Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in Cone Field House.

The Willamette women's basketball team and the Alumni team.

Willamette University players and the Alumni team had fun during the 2012 Alumni Game.

Kaileigh Westermann played for the Willamette Alumni team.

Kaileigh Westermann played for the Willamette Alumni team.