Women’s Basketball Opens MVC Play with 92-63 Road Win over Bradley

first_imgAs a team, Drake shot 47.8 percent (33-of-69) from the floor, including knocking down nine three-pointers, with eight coming in the first half. The team recorded 24 assists as Brenni Rose (Shawnee, Kan.) had a game-high five. Rose posted a balanced stat sheet with six points, five assists, three rebounds, one block and steal in 16 minutes off the bench. Monica Burich (Roseville, Minn.) and Maddy Dean (Jordan, Minn.) also scored six points. Watch Live PDF Box Score Gabi Haack paced Bradley (10-2, 0-1 MVC), which lost its first home game, with 23 points. Chelsea Brackman had 11 points and nine rebounds. Story Links Full Schedule Roster The Bulldogs started the game making 7-of-8 shots, including three three-pointers and finished the first period, 11-of-15, with five three-pointers. Hittner poured in 13 points and helped the Bulldogs lead 30-18 after one quarter. HTML Box Score PEORIA, Ill. – The Drake University women’s basketball team opened Missouri Valley Conference play with a 92-63 road win over Bradley Friday night at the Renaissance Coliseum. at Illinois State 1/6/2019 – 2 p.m.center_img Drake closes opening weekend of league action at Illinois State Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. on ESPN+. Print Friendly Version Live Stats 1350 ESPN Des Moines ESPN+ Sara Rhine (Eldon, Mo.) recorded her fifth double-double this season with 22 points and 14 rebounds. Sammie Bachrodt (Wichita, Kan.) finished with 11 points to hit 1,000 career points exactly. Bachrodt added four steals, three rebounds and three assists while Hittner had six rebounds, four assists and one steal. Freshman Allie Wooldridge (Center Point, Iowa) had a career-high eight points and four rebounds in just 12 minutes off the bench. Next Game: Bradley cut the lead to 18 points late in the third quarter, but Drake closed the quarter on a 6-0 run. The Bulldogs would lead by as many as 33 points in the fourth quarter. Drake (9-4, 1-0 MVC), which never trailed in the contest, was led in scoring for the second-straight game by Becca Hittner (Urbandale, Iowa) who poured in a game-high 26 points. Hittner scored a career-high 32 points in the Bulldogs’ previous game against Iowa. Bachrodt joined the 1,000 point club in the second quarter on a deep three-pointer as she scored eight of the team’s first 10 points in the quarter. She helped the Drake hold a 50-28 advantage at halftime. Seven different Bulldogs, led by Hittner’s game-high 18 points, scored. Bachrodt added 11 points and Rhine chipped in 10 points and nine rebounds. Previewlast_img