LIMA, Ohio -- The Siena Heights women's basketball team faced off against Northwestern Ohio in a Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference contest on Wednesday. The Saints walked away with a 73-64 victory.
After the first quarter, the Saints (18-7, 11-6 WHAC) had the lead by one point, and were able to open up the lead to seven going into halftime, with a score of 36-29.
By the end of the third period, SHU had increased their lead to nine points and held on for the victory from there.
For the Racers (10-13, 8-7 WHAC), Sogona Sidibe finished with 18 points and five rebounds. Shatisha Dukes contributed 14 points.
Siena Heights shot 46.2% (24-52) from the field, 40% (8-20) from three and 50% (17-34) from the free throw line. Northwestern Ohio was 41.1% (23-56) from the floor, 33.3% (3-9) from behind the arc and 88.2% (15-17) from the charity stripe.
The Saints will be back in action on Saturday, Feb. 4, when they host Madonna in the annual Pink Game. Tipoff is set for 5:30 p.m.