Blue Hawks defeat Saints on Senior Day, 75-57

Blue Hawks defeat Saints on Senior Day, 75-57

DICKINSON, ND- The Dickinson State University Women's Basketball team defeated the Presentation College Saints on Saturday afternoon by a score of 75-57.

Dickinson State outscored the Saints 15-12 in the first quarter and 16-11 in the second quarter to take a 31-23 lead into halftime.

The Blue Hawks would then outscore Presentation 25-24 in the third quarter and 19-10 in the fourth quarter to win the final NSAA contest by a score of 75-57.

Dickinson State shot 39 percent from the field, 14 percent from three and 74 percent from the line in the win while Presentation shot 32 percent from the field, 38 percent from three and 78 percent from the line in the loss.

The Blue Hawks were led by Ashley Bentz- Laub with 19 points and Lorna Shepherd finished with 13 points. Taylor Henningsgard and Megan Klein finished with double-doubles on Senior Day. Henningsgard finished with 17 points and 10 assists while Klein finished with 16 points and 18 rebounds.

Megan Klein also reached 1,000 career rebounds in the win for the Blue Hawks.

The Saints were led by Macy Toelle with 22 points and Cora Lopez with 10 points.

Presentation College finishes the regular season with a 8-20 overall record and 5-11 in NSAA play.

The Blue Hawks finish the regular season with a 22-6 overall record and 14-2 in the NSAA.

Dickinson State locks in the 2nd seed in the NSAA and will host the #7 seed (TBD) on Wednesday, February 22nd. Time and opponent will be released soon.