November 21, 2015

Lady Cats Surprise 2015 DI National Champions

BasketballThe College of the Ozarks Lady Bobcats are on a roll, once again defeating a NAIA Division I team.  Saturday's victory featured a 66-62 win over the #7 ranked 2015 DI Women's Basketball National Champions, Oklahoma City University, during the John Brown University Classic in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.


The Lady Cats outscored OCU 21-4 in the first quarter and were able to hold off the Stars over the remaining three quarters to capture the 4-point win. 


College of the Ozarks' stat leaders included Shelby Roberts (13 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals), Brandy Uchtman (12 pts), Lakin Simmerman (11 pts., 4 rebounds), and Hannah Wisdom (6 rebounds, 4 pts).  


Saturday's win brings the Lady Bobcats' record to 8-1.  They will enjoy a holiday break before facing Southwestern College on December 1st in Winfield, Kansas.