December 09, 2016

Lady Cats Pick Up Amazing Comeback Win

The College of the Ozarks traveled to Oklahoma City to take on NAIA DI Mid-America Christian University Thursday evening and came away with an amazing win.

 

The first quarter saw the two teams knotted up at 15, but MACU, who entered the game with a 10-1 record, took a 7-point lead in the 2nd quarter to close out the first half at 37-30.

 

MACU increased their advantage over the Lady Cats in the third quarter outscoring them by 7 and heading into with final quarter with a 60-46 lead.

 

The Lady Cats, trailing 72-58 with 4 minutes remaining in the 4th quarter, went on a 19-0 run, featuring 11 points by Cass Johnson and some great Lady Cat defense, to pick up a big 77-74 comeback victory.

 

Leading C of O was Cass Johnson with 23 points and 9 rebounds.  Her supporting cast included Maggie McMenamy and Hannah Wisdom with 12 points apiece, Kelsie Cleeton with 11 points (alongside 4 steals and 7 rebounds), and Shelby Roberts with 10 points.  Johnson drained 5 treys, Roberts and McMenamy each contributed 2, and Madi Brethower added a trey of her own.

 

The Lady Bobcats record now stands at 11-2 on the season.



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