2008-09 Women's Basketball - Game Recaps

Concordia senior Ashley King was part of a Cobber attack that went on a 22-2 run in the second half and cruised past Alma 72-45 in Holland, Mich. on Saturday.

Cobbers Breeze By Scots!


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HOLLAND, Mich. (11/22/08)-- Concordia used a 22-2 run in the second half and held Alma College (Mich.) to only 12 points in the final 20 minutes en route to a 72-45 win over the Scots. The victory is the first of the year for the Cobbers who even their record at 1-1.

The Cobbers led 43-33 at halftime but watched as Alma cut the lead to seven points at 47-40 just 3:30 into the final period. That's when CC went on their game-winning run as they reeled off 22 of the next 24 points. That stretch pushed Concordia to a 69-42 lead and allowed to coast through the final five minutes of play.

For the second straight game Concordia was led by senior Jenna Freudenberg, and for the second consecutive game Freudenberg had 16 points. Freudenberg was 5-for-13 from the floor and 5-for-5 from the free throw line and for her two-game effort was named to the Tip-Off Tournament All-Tournament Team.

Freudenberg was one of three CC players to score in double figures and one of ten Cobber players to score at least two points in the game. Maggie Bauernfiend had 14 points and Sara Sorbo added 11. Bauernfiend was perfect from behind the arc. She went 4-for-4 from 3-point range and in the first two games of the year she connected on 50.0% of her long-range shots. Lindsey Schultz and Annamaria Matetich grabbed a team-high six rebounds.

As a team, the Cobbers shot 42.1% (24-for-57) from the floor, 37.5% (9-for-24) from 3-point range and 78.9% (15-for-19) from the foul line. Defensively Concordia held Alam to just 18.5% (5-for-27) shooting from the floor. For the game the Scots shot 37.0% (20-for-54) from the field and 30.8% (4-for-13) from 3-point range.

Concordia outrebounded Alma 39-34 for the game. The Cobbers only turned the ball over nine times and forced 19 Scot miscues. CC was able to turn that margin into a 23-6 edge in points off of turnovers.

Concordia will return home for their home opener when they host unbeaten MSU Moorhead on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m.