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UW-Rock County women win, men lose

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Gazette staff
December 8, 2011
— UW-Rock County used 14 three-point baskets to knock UW-Marshfield from the ranks of the undefeated Wednesday in Wisconsin Collegiate Conference women’s basketball.

The victory lifts Rock County to 7-2 in the WCC and 8-5 overall. Marshfield falls to 5-1 in the WCC.


Danielle Heldt made five of her six three-point baskets in the second half to propel the Rattlers to the victory.


Rock County made 14 of 37 three-point baskets and 16 of 36 two-point attempts.


Lindsay Oliver scored a team-high 26 points, including four three-pointers and a 6-for-6 effort from the foul line. Heldt finished with 20 points, and Melissa Harnack chipped in 17. Chloe Maul had 11 rebounds.


The Rattlers held a 43-34 lead at the half. Marshfield closed the gap to one point early in the second half. Rock County never lost the lead.


UW-ROCK 82, UW-MARSHFIELD 70

UW-Rock (82)—Harnack, 6-2-17; Oliver. 8-6-26; Wellnitz, 3-0-7; Heldt, 7-0-20; O’Leary, 2-0-4; Maul, 4-0-8. Totals: 30-8-82


UW-Marshfield (70)—Albrecht, 9-2-20; Becker, 2-1-5; Adrian, 2-0-4; Klieforth, 0-1-1; Pongratz., 10-3-23; Draxler, 4-0-9; Rosentreter, 2-2-6; Pearson. 1-0-2. Totals: 30-9-70


UW-Rock County 43 39—82


UW-Marshfield 34 36—70


Three-point goals—Rock 14 (Harnack 3, Oliver 4, Wellnitz, Heldt 6), Marshfield 1 (Draxler). Free throws missed—Rock 6, Marshfield 7. total fouls—Rock 13, Marshfield 17.


UW-Rock men lose

UW-Rock County suffered a 67-56 loss to UW-Marshfield in Wisconsin Collegiate Conference men’s basketball.


The loss drops the Rattlers to 1-3 in the WCC and 3-10 overall.


The Rattlers trailed 36-30 at the half, but pulled within 53-50 with five minutes to play.


“They just slowly pulled away,” UW-Rock coach Scott Lee said. “It was our inability to hit the shot when we needed it.’’


Jordan Conway scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for the Rattlers. John Condon added 13 points and Jordan Young added 12 rebounds.


UW-Rock hosts UW-Marinette on Saturday. The women play at 1 p.m. and the men’s game is 3 p.m.


MARSHFIELD 67, UW-ROCK 56

UW-Rock (56)—Young, 3-1-7; Fields, 1-0-3; Hanis, 2-0-4; Condon, 5-1-13; Benson, 1-0-2; Conway, 7-1-15; Woodworth, 6-0-12. Totals: 25-3-56


Marshfield (67)—Rottscheit, 2-1-6; Braun, 4-1-9; Herr, 3-2-10; Haldeman, 2-2-7; Krause, 2-0-5; Shepler, 7-8-22; B. Bejcek, 1-1-3; J. Bejcek, 2-1-5. Totals: 23-13-67


UW-Rock County 30 26—56


UW-Marshfield 36 31—67


Three-point goals—Rock 3 (Fields, Condon 2), Marshfield 5 (Rottscheid, Herr 2. Haldeman, Krause). Free throws missed—Rock 10, Marshfield 11. Total fouls—Rock 21, Marshfield 15. Fouled out—Young, J. Bejcek.



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