Miller leads 5 in double figures as HU women soar past IWU

Sarah Miller scored 20 points to lead five Huntington University women’s basketball players in double figures as HU soared past host NAIA Division II 18th-ranked Indiana Wesleyan University, 79-57, on Wednesday, Feb. 4.

The Forester women started out shaky as IWU jumped out to a 9-4 lead, but HU ran off 10 straight points after that to claim the lead for good. After IWU’s Kayla Thompson hit a three-pointer to cut the HU lead to two, the Foresters ran off and hid with another 10-point run.

They went into halftime with a 34-22 lead.

Jenna Donaldson notched 18 points for Huntington, 18-4 on the season. Kelsey Green came off the HU bench with 15 points and a game-high eight rebounds, and Courtney Beerbower and Lauren Davenport added 12 and 10 points, respectively.

Beerbower also corralled seven rebounds, and Davenport and Miller each dished out three assists. Miller also had three steals.

HU shot 24 of 47 from the field for 51.1 percent and made 27 of 32 charity tosses. They also won the battle of the boards, 37-24.

IWU was led by Thompson with 14 points. LeAnn Douglas scored 13 points and Elaine Hessel scored 12 points.

Name FG 3 Pt FT Pts RB Ast PF
Huntington University
Brittney Bateman 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 5 2 1
Lauren Davnport 5-10 0-0 0-0 10 3 3 1
Sarah Miller 5-8 2-2 8-10 20 6 3 1
Courtney Beerbower 5-7 0-0 2-3 12 7 0 1
Jenna Donaldson 5-15 2-3 6-6 18 3 0 2
Ryleigh Carr 0-1 0-0 0-1 0 2 1 2
Teirenney Fincher 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 0
Brandi Gower 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2
Kelsey Green 3-4 0-0 9-10 15 8 0 4
Brita Kuiper 0-0 0-0 2-2 2 0 0 1
Haleigh Osborne 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Ebony Robinson 1-1 0-0 0-0 2 0 0 1
Team 3
Totals 24-47 4-5 27-32 79 37 10 15
Indiana Wesleyan University
Andrea Fichter 2-9 2-5 2-2 8 4 3 3
Jena Schafer 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 2 0 0
Kayla Thompson 5-15 4-7 0-1 14 0 1 1
LeAnn Douglas 6-7 0-0 1-2 13 3 2 5
Elaine Hessel 4-7 0-0 4-4 12 4 4 4
Ashley Brooks 1-3 0-1 0-0 2 1 0 2
Stephanie Burtch 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 1 0
Kyra Pappas 0-0 0-0 2-2 2 1 0 1
Rachel Steinbarger 1-3 1-2 1-2 4 6 0 2
Krystal Stoneking 0-1 0-0 2-2 2 0 0 1
Lindsey Waggoner 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 1
Team 2
Totals 19-51 7-19 12-15 57 24 12 21