Slow start proves costly for Augustana women


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Posted Online: Jan. 02, 2013, 8:13 pm
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By Tom Johnston, tjohnston@qconline.com
Falling behind early is never a good thing for a basketball team and it proved costly for the Augustana College women in Wednesday's CCIW opener.

The hosting Augie Vikings fell behind 16-2 to the North Park Vikings. While able to fight back, the hosts came up short, falling 46-38 at the Carver Center.

Not helping Augie's cause was a horrendous night on the offensive end. The hosts were just 14-of-48 from the field (29.2 percent), which included making just 2-of-17 3-pointers. At the half, Augie was 0-9 from beyond the arc.

Augustana (4-7, 0-1 CCIW) was led by Jessica Baids' 14 points. Kayla Boers grabbed eight rebounds to help Augie to a 39-33 edge on the glass.

The early deficit was too much to overcome, although Augie did make a game of it late. Coach Mark Beinborn's club trailed by as many as 16 in the second half before whittling it down. With 6:31 left, a Gianna Pecora jumper made it 39-31. Baids hit a jumper and Molly Etheridge nailed two free throws to make it a 39-35 game with 4:59 left.

From there, though, Augie was was just 1-for-4 from the field, 1-for-3 from the free-throw line and had three turnovers. as the guests were able to hold on.

North Park (10-2, 1-0 CCIW) was led by Kamauria Acree's 11 points.







BASKETBALL
QC college women
North Park 46, Augustana 38
NORTH PARK (10-2, 1-0 CCIW)
Peterson 2-7 2-2 4 6 6, Kruckman 1-3 2-2 2 4 4, Acree 5-13 0-0 2 6 11,  McCall 0-4 0-0 1 1 0, Christensen 1-1 0-0 0 1 3, Yalda 2-5 5-6 1 4 9, Shain 2-5 0-0 1 1 5, Heimsath 1-3 0-0 4 1 2, Williams 2-10 0-0 2 3 4, Roman 1-1 0-0 0 2 2, Spell 0-0 0-0 1 0 0. Team rebounds 4. Totals 17-52 9-10 18 33 46.
AUGUSTANA (4-7, 0-1 CCIW)
Pecora 2-9 1-2 2 5 6, Baids 6-7 2-3 3 6 14, Tambling 1-7 1-2 3 5 3, Etheridge 2-11 3-3 4 5 7, Hicks 1-1 1-1 1 2 3, Boers 0-3 0-1 0 8 0, VanRoeyen 1-3 0-0 0 2 2, McNally 0-2 0-0 1 3 0, Kerr 1-4 0-0 0 1 3, Lee 0-0 0-0  0 0 0, Di Iorio 0-1 0-0 0 0 0. Team rebounds 2. Totals 14-48 8-12 14 39 38.
Halftime: NPU 31-17. 3s: NPU 3-10 (Christensen 1-1, Acree 1-2, Shain 1-2, McCall 0-1, Yalda 0-1, Williams 0-1, Peterson 0-2); Augie 2-17 (Pecora 1-7, Boers 0-1, VanRoeyen 0-1, Kerr 0-3, Etheridge 0-5). Assists: NPU 7 (McCall 2); Augie 6 (Etheridge 2, Tambling 2). Turnovers: NPU 12, Augie 16.
Blocks: NPU 3 (Peterson, Kruckman, Yalda). Steals: NPU 5 (Peterson 2, Kruckman 2); Augie 3 (Hicks, Baids, McNally).












 



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