You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Mastodon tracks

  • Summit League sets 2014-15 championships schedule
    The Summit League announced the dates and hosts for all 19 of its sport championships for 2014-15 season Thursday.IPFW welcomes back the men’s and women’s tennis championships for the fifth time since joining the league in 2007-
  • Hyde lands another honor
    Amanda Hyde may have graduated, but the honors keep coming anyway.The former IPFW basketball standout has been selected as the Summit League representative for the 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year award. More than 120 NCAA female student-athletes
  • Groninger honored
    Golfer named All-American scholar-athlete
Advertisement

IPFW women even conference record

The IPFW women's basketball team evened its Summit League and moved into a tie for fourth place with Omaha with a 49-42 victory over UMKC on Thursday in Gates Center.

IPFW (10-14, 6-6) broke away from UMKC (8-17, 4-8) five minutes into the second half with a 9-0 run that turned a 26-23 deficit with 14:24 to play into a 32-26 lead with 11:50 remaining.

Haley Seibert and Erin Murphy each had 15 points for IPFW, and Amanda Hyde added 13.

Taylor Leathers scored nine for the Kangaroos, who didn't have a player reach double digits.

Both teams struggled shooting with IPFW going 12 for 47 (26 percent) from the floor and UMKC going 17 for 47 (36 percent).

The Mastodons were able to offset their struggles shooting at the free-throw line make 21 of 24 free throws. The Kangaroos only had five free-throw attempts and made them all.

Advertisement