Concordia junior Sarah Krabbenhoft scored a career-high 20 points in Concordia's 74-58 win over St. Kate's.
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Gameday Game Recap
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- On Saturday against Carleton, Concordia shot a frigid 21.4% from 3-point range, hit on only three shots from behind the arc and lost 70-64 to the Knights. On Monday against St. Kate's, the Cobbers had four 3-point field goals in the first eight minutes of play, finished the game by shooting 64.7% (11-of-17) from long range and cruised to a 74-58 win over the Wildcats.
Concordia junior Sarah Krabbenhoft hit on her first four 3-point shots in the opening half and finished with a career-high 20 points on a 6-of-7 shooting night from behind the arc.
The win helps Concordia keep pace with league-leading St. Ben's. The Blazers defeated St. Mary's on Monday and hold a .5 game lead over the Cobbers because of their one extra game played in the conference. Concordia is now 13-3 in the MIAC while St. Ben's moves to 14-3. The Cobbers are now 16-5 overall.
St. Kate's falls to 7-10 in league play and 9-13 overall. After the loss, the Wildcats drop into seventh place in the conference. They are now one game behind Bethel and Hamline for the sixth, and final, spot in the playoffs.
The game was decided in the first half when the Cobbers hit on 72.7% (8-of-11) of their 3-point field goals and went on a 19-2 run midway through the period to rally from a three-point deficit and take a 14-point lead.
Krabbenhoft was one of five Cobber players to connect on a 3-point field goal. Annie Keeley was 2-of-4 from behind the arc and finished with 12 points. Melanie Hageman did not attempt a 3-point shot but finished with 12 points as well. It is her 12th consecutive game with a double-digit point total and the 18th time this season.
Tori Ehlert, the lone senior on the team, had a team-high seven rebounds. Although she only scored two points her stat line was impressive. She finished with 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals.
Sarah Schneider and Jenna Martin were the main weapons for the Wildcats. Schneider finished with a team-high 17 points and Martin hauled down a game-high 11 rebounds. It is the 15th time this season she has grabbed at least 10 rebounds in a game. She also put up 13 points to record a double-double.
Concordia returns to action on Wednesday when they play at Augsburg at 5:45pm. The Cobbers will then host Bethel on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 1:00pm. Both games can be heard live via the internet at: