HANOVER, IND. -- Hanover College relied on a strong end of the
first half run to top Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology 82-59 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic
Conference women's basketball action on Saturday
The Panthers outscored Rose-Hulman 19-2 over a seven-minute span
to turn a tight 17-16 contest into a 36-19 lead late in the
opening half. Hanover kept the lead in double figures for the
rest of the game.
Senior Alisa Dickerson (Elizabethtown, Ky.)
paced Rose-Hulman with 19 points. Freshman Sheree
Williams (Bluffton, S.C.) tied a career-high with 13
points, and sophomore Kelsey Ploof (Noblesville)
tied a career-high with 12 points for the Engineers.
Freshman Heather Finnell (Decatur,
Tenn./Cleveland) provided support for Rose-Hulman with
seven points and four assists.
Katie Brewer led three Hanover players in double figures with 17
points on 5-8 from three-point range. Courtney Prater added
11 points, and Elyse Weddle reached double figures with 10.
Rose-Hulman shot 52% from the field in the contest, but Hanover
relied on 55% shooting with eight three-pointers to earn its fifth
win of the season.
Hanover stands 5-1 overall and 3-1 in HCAC play, while
Rose-Hulman dropped to 1-6 and 1-3 in league games. The
Fightin' Engineers host Webster University on Monday at 7:30 at