Women's Basketball wins 10th in row

Photo by Haley Staffon
Photo by Haley Staffon

Hannah Spaulding had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 12-ranked St. Thomas to a 68-34 victory over visiting Hamline Saturday in MIAC women's basketball play in Schoenecker Arena.

The Tommies (17-2 overall, 12-0 MIAC) have won 10 in a row this season, 46 in a row against conference opponents, and 22 consecutive January games. They had a 49-32 rebounding edge and helped hold the Pipers to a season-low scoring output.

Kaylie Brazil had 11 points, six boards and four assists, and Lucia Renikoff scored 10 for UST. Elsa Anderson added seven points and seven rebounds off the bench.

The Toms, who had only 11 turnovers, closed the first half on a 21-7 run to lead 36-19 at the break, then opened the second half with a 21-5 run.

Reilly Geistfeld had 10 points and six boards to lead the Pipers (4-15, 3-9).