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TABOR: TABOR WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

With two victories this past week the Tabor College women’s basketball team improved to 5-10 overall.

More importantly, the Lady Bluejays are 3-3 in the KCAC and are tied for sixth place with Bethel College.

The three-game winning streak for Tabor is currently the league’s second-longest behind Kansas Wesleyen who has won six in a row.

University of St. Mary

The week got off to a good start Thursday with a 38-37 home victory against University of St. Mary.

Everyone on the court struggled to score as both teams combined to shoot 24.4 percent from the floor.

St. Mary battled back from a 23-14 halftime deficit to take a one-point lead with less than 30 seconds to play.

Then came Chelsea Malone.

Despite missing her first seven shots of the game, Malone hit the most important one of the game, a 10-footer at the buzzer after grabbing a rebound to help claim the victory.

The junior finished with four points and a game-high nine rebounds.

Kristen Watson had a game-high 12 points for Tabor, while Gina Hullet contributed seven points and six rebounds.

Bethel College

The Lady ’Jays evened their conference record Thursday with a 69-59 road victory at Bethel.

Four players were in double-figures for Tabor, led by Andrea Robinson’s 16.

Malone and Brittany Roth each had 13 points, and Watson scored 12.

Hullet added nine points and nine rebounds, while Roth had eight rebounds.

Tabor was in charge most of the game, taking a 33-23 lead at halftime.

The two teams were even in the second half, enabling Tabor to win its third in a row.

Tabor women to play at Sterling Saturday

The women will be on the road Thursday at Sterling before returning home Saturday for a match-up against Ottawa.

Last modified Jan. 14, 2009

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