November 05, 2013

Defense Key to Lady 'Cats' Win

Lady 'CatsThe College of the Ozarks' Lady 'Cats took an early lead against Friends University and steadily built upon it to finish with a 67-44 win.  Emily Walker led the team in scoring with 20 points, 13 of which were scored at the free throw line.  She also pulled in 10 rebounds to record a double-double.  Sophomore Brandy Uchtman played a strong game contributing 14 points with two steals and five rebounds. 

Friends' junior guard Kayla Mollere also posted a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds.  Senior Sarah Munds, who had been averaging 16.3 points per game, struggled against the 'Cats' strong defense scoring only 5 points and collecting 6 rebounds. Coach Vest commented, "I am so proud of Wren Wiebe's great defense of Munds--she really shut her down."

The Lady Bobcats will take their 3-0 record on the road this week as they head to Kentucky for the Georgetown College Classic.  The ladies will play St. Catharine on Friday night and then face NAIA Div. I 4th ranked Georgetown College on Saturday afternoon.