Muskies win conference opener
Athletics - posted on 11/27/2010
Senior Mary Dennewitz (Chicago, Ill.) had 16 points to lead the Lakeland College women's basketball team to a 67-57 victory over Alverno College Saturday afternoon in the Moose and Dona Woltzen Gymnasium.
The Muskies led by as many as 22 points early in the second half, but saw that lead shrink as Alverno made several runs and got to within seven points with 4:38 left. Lakeland kept their focus and maintained their composure to improve to 3-1 and 1-0 in the Northern Athletics Conference North division.
Junior Mallory Magee (Stockton, Ill.) hit a three-pointer with 4:24 left to give the Muskies a ten point lead that they would not relinquish. Magee recorded a double-double, with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Juniors Alyssa Schuttenhelm (Waterford, Wis.) and Becca Tilleman (Green Bay, Wis.) along with sophomore Becky Mayo (Gladstone, Mich.) combined for 25 points. Schuttenhelm had nine points and two rebounds while Tilleman and Mayo both finished with eight points. Tilleman added five rebounds and Mayo finished with four.
The Infernos' Gabby Allen had a game-high 20 points and Shataya McComb added a game-high 15 rebounds.
See what Mallory Magee and Mary Dennewitz had to say about their performances. Click here
See what head coach Teri Johnson had to say about the game. Click here
Lakeland returns to action on Tuesday, Nov. 30, when they travel to Watertown, Wis. to face NAC North division foe Maranatha Baptist. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
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