2003-04 Women's Basketball
Weekly Recap 2-10
Beavers ready to finish final weeks of conference season on strong note
By Ben Risinger, SID
The Bluffton College women's basketball team (1-20, 0-10 HCAC) were defeated by Franklin 87-30 last Wednesday and Transylvania 75-47 on Saturday afternoon. The team will be at home vs. Mount St. Joseph on Wednesday. Tip off is scheduled for 7 pm. On Saturday the Beavers will make their final road trip of the season as they travel to Anderson University for a start time.
FRANKLIN 87, BLUFFTON 30
BLUFFTON, OHIO - The Bluffton College women's basketball team (1-19, 0-9 HCAC) were defeated by the Franklin Grizzlies (16-4, 7-2 HCAC) 87-30.
Leading the Beavers on the night was senior Lindsay Bacon (Troy/Troy) with 13 points and five rebounds. Freshman Tanya Rickenberg (Defiance/Paulding) posted six points. Sophomore Karin Schaller (Jenera/Arlington) knocked down five blocks for the game.
The game was a tough one from the beginning as Bluffton went down 8-0 and tried to
make a comeback before the half. The halftime score was 45-10 in favor of the Grizzlies.
The Beavers doubled their point total in the second half by connecting shots for 20
points. In the end the final was 87-30 in favor of
. Turnovers hurt Bluffton as they committed 34 for the evening to
TRANSYLVANIA 75, BLUFFTON 47
LEXINGTON , KY. - The Bluffton College women's basketball team (1-20, 0-10 HCAC) were defeated by the Transylvania University Pioneers (14-5, 8-2 HCAC) 75-47 on Saturday afternoon.
Bluffton came out early in the contest to lead 4-3 but could not hold on as Transylvania led for the rest of the game. The Beavers gave a good effort in the first period by heading into the locker room only down by ten points, 35-25. The second half went a little rougher for Bluffton as Transylvania went on an 11-4 run to start off the period. Bluffton would connect on eight buckets in the second half for the final score, 75-47. For the game the Beavers shot 6-for-6 from the free throw line.
The Beavers struggled again with turnovers as they committed 27 for the game. The Pioneers converted 30 points on the contest off of Bluffton turnovers. The Beavers did lead the rebounding contest by grabbing down 35 boards to Transylvania 's 34. For the game the Pioneers shot 45 percent compared to the Beavers 37 percent.
Junior Lindsey Delscamp (Germantown/Madison) led the Beavers with a career high 12 points for the day. She
also posted seven rebounds and four 3-pointers (both career highs). Freshman Tanya Rickenberg (Defiance/Paulding) was the only other Beaver in double digits with 11 points. Sophomore
Karin Schaller (Jenera/Arlington) had a team-high eight rebounds on the day.
Beavers in the Heartland Conference
Due to a technical problem at the conference office, updated statistics are not yet available. Log on to www.heartlandconf.org soon to get the latest in the conference men's basketball standings and statistics.