HU women stop Spring Arbor, 74-57

Huntington University guard Maddie Richer is all concentration as she shoots over a Spring Arbor University defender in action Saturday afternoon, Jan. 27, at Platt Arena. The Foresters won, 74-57.
Huntington University guard Maddie Richer is all concentration as she shoots over a Spring Arbor University defender in action Saturday afternoon, Jan. 27, at Platt Arena. The Foresters won, 74-57. Photo by Steve Clark.

Sarah Fryman led four players in double figures as the Huntington University women’s basketball team stopped visiting Spring Arbor University, 74-57, on Saturday, Jan. 27.

Fryman scored 13 points, Maddie Richer notched 12, Brooke Saylor had 11 and Hailey Krewald tossed in 10 as the Foresters improved to 15-8 overall, 8-4 in Crossroads League play. They also improved to 10-0 in Pink Out Games as they raised more than $2,000 for the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer.

The Foresters held a 14-13 lead at the end of he first quarter and increased the advantage to 24-27 by halftime. They were up 55-38 after three quarters of play.

The Foresters hit 26 of 51 shots from the field for 51 percent, and added 17 successes in 21 tries at the free-throw line for 81 percent. In contrast, Spring Arbor hit 2 of 52 shots from the field for 38.5 percent and went 6 of 9 at the free-throw line for 66.7 percent.

SAU, 8-15 overall, 2-10 in league play, was led by Autumn Goggin with a game-high 16 points. Grace Cabana came off the SAU bench with 14 points and Rachel Nelson added 12.

Cindy It’t Groen and Sam Hammel helped the HU cause by notching nine and eight points, respectively, off the bench.

Fryman had a team-high four assists, Saylor led in rebounds with seven and Krewald added three steals.

HU won the battle of the boards, 33-24.