Northwest women fall to Washburn 70-51

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The Northwest Missouri State women’s basketball team lost to the Washburn Ichabods 70-51 at Bearcat Arena Saturday. The Bearcats fell victim to poor shooting again shooting only 34% from the field. They only shot 33% from behind the three-point line. The Ichabods outrebounded the Bearcats 38 to 25. Both teams had 15 turnovers on the game.

Northwest was led in scoring by Jaelyn Haggard with 18 points. Haggard went 5-6 from the three point line and 6-7 from the field. Kaylani Maiava was also in double figures with 13 points and led the team in rebounds with 8. Erika Schlosser led the team with 4 assists.

Washburn was led in scoring by Reagan Phelan with 16, followed by Taylor Blue with 15 and Hunter Bentley with 10. Bentley added 11 rebounds to give her a double-double for the game. Bentley and Phelan each added 6 assists.

Northwest will travel to St. Joseph, to take on Missouri Western Saturday, Jan. 19 at 5:30 p.m.

— Northwest Athletics —