September 30, 2014

Phoenix women win fifth straight game

The UW-Green Bay Phoenix women’s basketball team extended their winning streak to five consecutive games with a 61-42 win against St. Bonaventure Saturday night.

The Phoenix women (10-2) wrapped up their non-conference games with a strong defensive performance, holding St. Bonaventure to a shooting percentage of under 30.

The first half saw a big 12-0 run from Green Bay starting with 7:56 to go.  Senior Adrian Ritchie started the run off with a three-point shot to make the game 21-12.  When halftime hit, Green Bay comfortably led 32-15.

The Phoenix women were led in scoring by Breannah Ranger with 14 points, and was one of three players to hit double-digits.  Lydia Bauer scored 13 points, and Stephanie Sension scored 12 on the night.

Green Bay’s Bauer led the team in rebounding with eight, and Kaili Lukan and Adrian Ritchie each had five rebounds for the game.

For St. Bonaventure, Katie Healy led the team in scoring with 16 points, and Nyla Rueter scored 11.  Healy and Jordan McGee each had five rebounds.

UW-Green Bay opens up conference play against Detroit Tuesday night at the Kress Center.