Warfield Plants 300th Three in #17 Women's Hoops Win at LT

Warfield Plants 300th Three in #17 Women's Hoops Win at LT

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- Morgan Warfield recorded her 300th career three-pointer while leading scorer Sierra Calhoun scored 14 points as the 17th-ranked Siena Heights women's basketball team defeated Lawrence Tech, 71-50, in Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference action on Wednesday.

Calhoun also had five assists and three steals while Mackenzie Tomasik finished with 13 points and seven rebounds. Jessie Arnold scored 12 points for the Saints (14-4, 9-2).

A pair of nine-point runs helped SHU take command in the first half. The first streak built a 19-10 advantage and then the later streak gave the Saints their largest lead in the first at 30-15.

Siena Heights took a 38-26 into halftime before the host Blue Devils (7-8, 5-6) twice trimmed their deficit to seven points.

Then, SHU enjoyed a 16-5 stretch -- capped by Warfield's 299th and 300th three-pointers as a Saint -- and held its lead in double-digits the rest of the way.

As a team, the Saints outrebounded Lawrence Tech, 34-25, and shot 53.8 percent from the field (28 of 52).

Hali Butler led Lawrence Tech with 15 points. Allison Kitchen grabbed six rebounds.

The Saints will return to action on Saturday with a 5:30 p.m. WHAC home contest against Northwestern Ohio.