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Women's Basketball Starts Season 1-0 After Win Over #21 Lawrence Tech

Women's Basketball Starts Season 1-0 After Win Over #21 Lawrence Tech

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- The Siena Heights women's basketball team outscored Lawrence Tech 25-15 in the fourth quarter to pull out the 63-56 win in the team's first game of the season. Addyson Tomczak led the Saints with 13 points in the win.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Siena Heights 63, Lawrence Tech 56

Location: Southfield, Michigan (Don Ridler Field House)

Records: Siena Heights (1-0), Lawrence Tech (2-1)

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Saints shot 20-57 (35.1%) from the floor and 18-23 (78.3%) from the free throw line. Siena Heights held a six-point lead (20-14) at the conclusion of the first quarter.

The Blue Devils outscored SHU 14-6 in the second quarter to gain a two-point lead (28-26) as the teams went into the locker room for halftime.

Lawrence Tech kept the lead, 41-38, at the end of the third quarter. The Saints exploded in the fourth quarter with the team's 10-point advantage in the fourth quarter that sealed the game for Siena Heights.

TOP SAINTS

• Tomczak shot 4-10 from the floor, 3-8 from beyond the three-point line, and 2-2 from the charity stripe.

Anaya Powell also scored double-digit points for the Saints with 10 while also tying a team-high three steals. She also contributed by hauling in seven rebounds.

Kiana Votava scored seven points and pulled down a team-high eight boards.

Sharmaine Wills had eight points, six rebounds, and three steals.

THE OPPOSITION

• Kendall Fisher led the Blue Devils with 15 points and five steals.

• Danielle Hanson and Teryn Kline scored double-digit points with 13 and 10 respectively.

• Hanson also led LTU with nine rebounds.

UP NEXT

The Saints remain on the road with a game at Great Lakes Christian on Monday, November 5. The game is scheduled for a 6:00 p.m., tip off.