SHU Women Knock Off Alma

SHU Women Knock Off Alma

ALMA, Mich. -- Grace Howrigon and Morgan Warfield scored 12 points apiece as the Siena Heights women's basketball team claimed an 82-47 win over non-conference opponent Alma on Tuesday.

Howrigon also had seven assists, six rebounds and four steals while Warfield collected all of her points during the first half. Lauren Wirth added 10 points and Jen Jasinski grabbed eight rebounds.

With the Saints trailing early, 4-2, Warfield hit back-to-back 3-pointers to trigger a 10-0 Siena Heights run. SHU led the rest of the way.

Warfield buried another trey later in the first -- this time to start an eight-point streak. Sierra Calhoun added a three of her own and converted a layup as the Saints took a 27-13 advantage.

Siena Heights (7-5) continued to pile on the points in the first, going on a 7-0 stretch that Warfield capped with her final 3-pointer.

In the second half, the Saints had consecutive-point runs of nine, eight and seven. They finished 47 percent from the field (31 of 66) and held a 45-31 rebounding advantage.

For Alma, Raeanna Zink scored 10 points and Erica Hansen grabbed six rebounds.

Siena Heights will be in action next on Dec. 28 and 29 at the Roosevelt Holiday Tournament.