GOLDEN, Colo. – The Colorado School of
Mines women’s basketball team scored a season-high 90 points
on Saturday evening in route to a victory over UC-Colorado Springs
in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) play.
The Orediggers lead quickly climbed to double digits with an Angie Charchalis three-point basket at the 14:13 market and grew to as many as 23 points with 1:13 left in the first half courtesy of a layup from Katie Carty.
CSM led the rest of the way scoring 50 second half points, shooting 50.0 % from the field and 81.8 % from the free throw line. Mines finished the game shooting 46.2% from the field, 63.5 % from the three-point line and 78.1 % from the charity stripe. Mines also dished out 22 assists on 30 field goals. CSM had 12 of its 13 players score in the game.
On defense, Mines blocked eight shots, collected 12 steals and out-rebounded UCCS 59 to 33 pulling down 21 offensive rebounds. CSM held UCCS to just 24.6 % shooting from the floor and 16.7 % from the three-point line.
UC-Colorado Springs (5-16, 1-12 RMAC) was led by Lauren Holm who finished with 15 points (8-for-11 FT), four rebounds and two assists. Kallie Jiblits (six rebounds) and Mallory Lowe each added six points. Lauren Wolfinger contributed five points and seven boards.
Emily Dalton led CSM with 16 points (5-for-10 FG, 5-for-6 FT) along with four rebounds, two assists and two steals. Kelsey Crist contributed 11 points (4-for-4 FT), two rebounds and two assists. Charchalis finished with 10 points (4-for-6 FG) including a pair of three pointers, three rebounds, two assists and two steals. Allie Grazulis posted her second game of the season in double figures with 10 points (6-for-7 FT) and seven rebounds. Carty added eight points and five blocked shots. Kait Soehner finished with nine points (4-for-5 FG), three rebounds, two assists and two steals. Brecca Gaffney pulled down a game-high 13 rebounds and Stephanie Fogle dished out five assists.
The Orediggers (13-7, 8-5 RMAC) will host Regis University on Friday, Feb. 12th. Mines’ game on Saturday, Feb. 13th against Metro State is Senior Night and Parent’s Night. Both games are at 6:00 pm at Lockridge Arena.
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