Blue Hawks fall to Western, 69-67

Blue Hawks fall to Western, 69-67

DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State played The University of Montana-Western on Saturday (Feb. 8) in a Frontier Conference contest.  The Bulldogs defeated the Blue Hawks 69-67.  Dickinson State is now 13-14 overall and 3-9 in Frontier play.

Sammi Bignell led Western with 22 points and eight rebounds, while Jenna Banks finished with 12 points.  The Bulldogs finished with 38 rebounds, 13 assists, 13 steals, and a shooting percentage of 39.1.

Senior Mariah Duran led the Blue Hawks with 16 points, nine of which came from beyond the three-point arc.  Senior Dawne Degel tallied 13, while senior forward Jess Bygate picked up 10.  JuniorJa'Lisa Gatlin led Dickinson State with seven rebounds and nine points.  Duran and Gatlin tied for the team lead in assists with four.  The Blue Hawks finished with 31 rebounds, 13 assists, 10 steals, and a shooting percentage of 45.

Dickinson State will be back on the court on Saturday (Feb. 15) as they host Carroll College for Senior Night.  Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m.