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UW-Whitewater basketball drills Carroll

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Gazette staff
November 16, 2011
— UW-Whitewater hammered Carroll University, 82-60, Tuesday in a nonconference women’s basketball season opener.

The Warhawks posted an 18-0 run to open the second half en route to a commanding 56-29 lead.


Sophomore guard Mary Merg scored 17 points to lead the Warhawks. Junior center Cortney Kumerow added 16 points and a game-high eight rebounds.


Whitewater plays Saturday and Sunday in the Millikin University Tournament. Whitewater plays Whitworth (Calif.) College at 3 p.m. Saturday, and Millikin (Ill.) at 3 p.m. Sunday.


Whitewater’s next home game is 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, against Illinois Wesleyan University.


WHITEWATER 82, CARROLL 60

Carroll (60)—Schneider, 2-8 1-2 5; Menden, 0-1 4-4 4; Arthur, 0-3 2-2 2; DeNoyer, 2-9 6-6 10; Groer, 4-10 3-3 11; Rini, 0-6 2-2 2; Maryanski, 1-4 1-2 3; Brown, 2-4 1-2 5; Piech, 2-3 2-5 6; Puta, 1-1 0-0 2; Borgrud, 1-1 0-0 2; Smithback, 3-6 0-0 8. Totals: 18-56 22-28 60


Whitewater (82)—Kaitlyn Thill, 2-4 4-5 8; Merg, 6-13 5-5 17; Swanson, 0-3 0-0 0; Burton, 1-6 3-4 6; Kumerow, 8-14 0-0 16; Tkachuk, 0-0 2-4 2; Bestor, 2-8 0-0 5; Quandt, 3-4 2-2 9; Dahlke, 4-5 1-1 9; McCullick, 3-4 0-0 6; Glynn, 1-2 1-2 3; Scarbro, 0-3 1-2 1. Totals: 30-66 19-25 82.


Carroll University 29 31—60


UW-Whitewater 37 45—82


Three-point goals—Carroll 2-7 (Schneider 0-1, DeNoyer 0-1, Groer, 0-1, Smithback, 2-4), Whitewater 3-8 (Swanson 0-1, Burton 1-2, Bestor 1-4, Quandt 1-1). Rebounds—Carroll 33 (Groer 4), Whitewater 48 (Swanson 5). Assists—Carroll 10 (Groer 6), Whitewater 19 (Swanson 4). Fouls—Carroll 22, Whitewater 25.



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