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UW-Rock County men win on road, women lose

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Gazette Staff
January 26, 2010

UW-Rock County got back to winning ways with a 68-47 victory over Western Tech in nonconference men’s basketball Monday in La Crosse.


After having its five-game winning streak snapped last Saturday, the Rattlers (12-7) kicked it up a notch in the second half to hammer Tech, 40-21, for the victory.


Tech held an 11-point lead in the first half, but UW-Rock rallied to take a 28-26 lead.


Fred Stewart scored a game-high 18 points and added 19 rebounds, while teammate Keifer Cary scored 13 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.


UW-Rock will host UW-Barron on Saturday at 1 p.m.


UW-ROCK 68, WESTERN TECH 47

UW-Rock (68)—Mitchell, 6-1-5; Meikeljohn, 0-1-1; Barbano, 5-0-12; Cary, 6-0-13; L. Hulbert, 2-0-6; C. Hulbert, 1-0-3; Stewart, 7-2-18; Totals: 27-4-68.


Western Tech (47)—Reed, 5-0-13; Bell, 1-1-4; Oehlre, 1-0-2; Perkins, 5-0-10; Sullivan, 4-3-11; Mueller, 3-0-7. Totals: 19-4-47.


UW-Rock County 28 40—68


Western Tech 26 21—47


Three-point goals—UW-R 10 (Mitchell 2, Barbano 2, Cary L. Hulbert 2, C. Hulbert, Steweart 2), Western Tech 5 (Reed 3, Bell, Mueller). Free throws missed—UW-Rock 5, Western Tech 3. Total fouls—UW-Rock 7, Western Tech 14.


UW-Rock women lose

UW-Rock County stayed right on the heels of Western Tech, but could not take the lead en route to a 59-55 loss in nonconference women’s basketball at La Crosse.


Western Tech broke to a 25-13 lead, but the Rattlers (4-14) battled back for a five-point lead. Western hit back-to-back three-point goals and kept the lead for good.


Nicole Skillman, a Janesville Craig graduate, scored 16 points and grabbed 18 rebounds. Ashley Oldenburg from Orfordville Parkview added 15 points and Tiffany Draeving of Parkview chipped in 14 points.


UW-Rock will host UW-Washington at 6 p.m. Wednesday.


WESTERN TECH 59, UW-ROCK 55

UW-Rock (55)—Skillman, 4-8-16; Oldenburg, 5-1-15; Truttman 2-1-6; Benash, 1-0-2; M. Leuck, 10-0-2; Draeving, 6-1-14; totals: 55


Western Tech (59)—Rosicovius, 3-1-9; Hersh, 5-0-11; Hicke, 1-2-4; Galstad, 8-2-19; Wiste. 3-0-6; Steinke,. 5-3-8; Schoonover, 1-0-2. 59.


UW-Rock County 32 23—55


Western Tech 36 23—59


Three-point goals—UW-Rock 5 (Oldenburg 3, Truttman, Draeving), Western Tech 5 (Rosicovius 2, Hersh, Galstead,. Steinke). Free throws missed—UW-Rock 2, Western Tech 8. Total fouls—UW-Rock 14, Western Tech 15.



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