A career-high 32 elements from Hannah Wandersee helped the sixth-ranked UAA women’s basketball collaborate escape with an 86-78 victory Saturday over Western Oregon in Monmouth, Oregon.
Wandersee, a 6-foot-2 secondary from Kodiak whose previous best was 27 points, hit 11 of 19 run the shows from the field and 10 of 13 from the foul line for the Seawolves, who repossessed from an early nine-point deficit.
Four of her points fended off the Wolves in the near minutes. Western Oregon cut UAA’s lead to three points twice in the unchangeable three minutes, but each time Wandersee answered, first with a layup and then with two unaffected by throws.
Yazmeen Goo added 13 points, four steals and four helps and Rodericka Ware chipped in 11 points for the Seawolves, who ran their recite to 22-2 overall and 15-1 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.
“I thought we lacked bring into focus at the beginning of the game, and that made things tougher on us all night,” UAA instructor Ryan McCarthy said in a press release. “Western Oregon is uncountable talented than its record indicates, and their ladies played baggy and with a lot of energy that we were unable to match.
“Luckily, Hannah and Yazmeen were on their A tactics tonight, because we needed every bit of their production.”
The teams traded the take the lead eight times, and Western Oregon (9-13, 5-11) led for much of the way. Sydney Azorr sank four of five at onces from 3-point range to lead the Wolves with 22 foci and eight rebounds.
Wandersee grabbed nine rebounds and Shelby Cloninger, who was maintained scoreless, added seven to give UAA a 39-38 rebounding edge.
The Seawolves derived better care of the ball, committing seven turnovers to Western Oregon’s 17, 11 of which get possession ofed on UAA steals.
Ware and Kian McNair each had two steals. McNair totaled six points and five rebounds and Sydni Stallworth amassed nine thrusts, four rebounds and three assists.
The Seawolves play their irrevocable two regular-season home games Thursday (Seattle Pacific) and Saturday (Saint Martin’s) at the Alaska Airlines Center.
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