Pointer women get balanced scoring in win at Platteville
PLATTTEVILLE, Wis. – Twelve different Pointers scored Wednesday evening to give the UW-Stevens Point women’s basketball team the 71-49 victory over UW-Platteville at Bo Ryan Court.
Alyssa Olp (Brillion, WI/Brillion) rolled in a layup just over two minutes into the game giving the Pointers a 4-2 lead and they never trailed again, leading by as many as 18 in the opening half.
UWSP continued its dominance in the second frame, building 30-point lead when Autumn Hennes (Kaukauna, WI/Kaukauna) made a fastbreak layup midway through the half. The Pointers never let the Pioneers come within 18 points the entire second half.
Sam Barber (Schofield, WI/D.C. Everest/Winona St.) led the way for the Pointers with 12 points, going 6-for-6 from the charity stripe.
Myranda Tyler (Grafton, WI/Grafton) and Jenna Pitt (Amherst, WI/Amherst) each chipped in eight points in the win. Tyler also pulled down a game-high seven rebounds.
Kim Wellnitz posted a game-high 13 points for Platteville.
UWSP returns to action Saturday, Jan. 19 as it travels to River Falls to take on the Falcons in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup. Tip-off set for 5 p.m.