2008-09 Women's Basketball - Game Recaps

Concordia sophomore Maggie Bauernfiend connects on a 3-point point field goal in the second half in Concordia's 74-58 win over Carleton on Monday. Bauernfiend finished with a team-high 15 points and was 3-for-6 from behind the arc.

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Gameday Scoreboard:


1-5/0-3 MIAC


3-3/2-1 MIAC


Game Stats: Concordia vs. Carleton Box Score - Now Online!

Gameday Menu:

Opponent's Website: Carleton Women's Basketball

MIAC Website: MIAC Women's Basketball

Gameday Rewind:

Game Stats: Concordia vs. Carleton Box Score - Now Online!

Gameday Game Recap:

MOORHEAD, Minn. (12/08/08)-- Pivotal Players: In the first half Concordia was able to pressure Carleton into 15 turnovers and limited the Knights to 38.5% shooting from the field. During the same stretch the Cobber bench shot 70% and scored 27 of the team's 42 first-half points.

Unheralded Performance: Concordia sophomore guard Lindsey Schultz had seven points and grabbed eight rebounds. She was a leading factor in the Cobbers being able to outrebound the taller Knights 26-21.

Key Stats: Maggie Bauernfiend led the Cobbers in scoring with 15 points. She was 3-for-6 from behind the arc and was one of three CC reserve players that had at least nine points in the game. Overall the Cobber bench outscored their Carleton counterparts 38-14 in the game. Bauernfiend also had three steals and helped Concordia force 20 Carleton turnovers in the game. Annamaria Matetich and Jenna Green each had nine points coming off the bench. Matetich was 4-for-5 from the field and Green added four rebounds and two assists.

For the game Concordia shot 50.9% (28-for-55) from the floor and 40.0% (8-for-20) from 3-point range. Both numbers are season highs for the Cobbers. The 20 attempted 3-point field goal attempts is the second highest of the season.

Carleton shot 44.7% (17-for-38) and 44.4% (4-for-9) from behind the arc. The 38 field goal attempts are the fewest attempted by a Carleton team in a single game in the past 10 seasons. The Knights only had three players with more than five points in the game. Carleton was led by Ally Weaver who had a game-high 16 points.

Noteworthy: The Cobber victory snapped a four-game losing streak against Carleton. Concordia lost all three games against the Knights last season, including one in the MIAC playoffs. The last time the Cobbers beat Carleton was on Dec. 11, 2006.

Concordia is now 2-1 in conference play. It is the first time the Cobbers have had a winning record after three league games since the 2006-07 season. Cobber head coach Jessica Rahman was credited with the win and now has 98 in her five-plus years at Concordia.

Spin Ahead: Concordia will finish off the 2008 portion of their schedule when they host Hamline on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. The Cobbers will then have a break until Jan. 3 when they play at Bethel at home.