HU women beat Spring Arbor, 70-60

Pazia Speed.
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The Huntington University women's basketball team put four players in double figures and beat host Spring Arbor University, 70-60, on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Pazia Speed led the Foresters, 17-12, 9-9 in the Crossroads League, with 18 points. Huntington got double-doubles from Sarah Miller-Jennings, who paired 15 points with 10 rebounds and five assists, and Taylor Foley, who matched 15 points and 12 boards, while Allison Greene rounded out the team's offensive effort with 12 points and five assists.

Alhough the Foresters only made 21 of 59 shots for 35.6 percent and 3 of 14 tries from beyond the arc for 21.4 percent, they made up for it at the free-throw line, where they converted 25 of 31 attempts for 80.6 percent.

Carlie Newman's 17 points led the Cougars, followed by Jenna Jamieson's 15 and Aimee Konkel's 10.

Spring Arbor shot 37.7 percent for the game on a 23 of 61 shooting performance. The Cougars shot 61.5 percent from the charity stripe, but only made it there 13 times, converting eight.

The Foresters were helped by their 45-36 rebounding advantage.

Lauren Meese added four steals to the HU cause.