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UWSP Women's basketball rolls past Pioneers Wednesday

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UW-Stevens Point sports.
UWSP Women's Basketball 2012-13
UW-Stevens Point sports.

PLATTTEVILLE, WI (UWSP) - Twelve different Pointers scored Wednesday evening to give the UW-Stevens Point women's basketball team the 71-49 victory over UW-Platteville at Bo Ryan Court.

Alyssa Olp (Brillion, WI/Brillion) rolled in a layup just over two minutes into the game giving the Pointers a 4-2 lead and they never trailed again, leading by as many as 18 in the opening half.

UWSP continued its dominance in the second frame, building 30-point lead when Autumn Hennes (Kaukauna, WI/Kaukauna) made a fastbreak layup midway through the half. The Pointers never let the Pioneers come within 18 points the entire second half.

Sam Barber (Schofield, WI/D.C. Everest/Winona St.) led the way for the Pointers with 12 points, going 6-for-6 from the charity stripe.

Myranda Tyler (Grafton, WI/Grafton) and Jenna Pitt (Amherst, WI/Amherst) each chipped in eight points in the win. Tyler also pulled down a game-high seven rebounds.

Kim Wellnitz posted a game-high 13 points for Platteville.

UWSP returns to action Saturday, Jan. 19 as it travels to River Falls to take on the Falcons in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup. Tip-off set for 5 p.m.

This link takes you to UWSP Athletics website: Women's basketball rolls past Pioneers

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