Duhawks end regular season with Senior Day win
Mon, Feb. 22, 2010 - [Women's Basketball]

The Loras College women's basketball team completed their 2009-10 regular season with a win over the Luther College Norse on Saturday, 79-60.

Freshman center Melissa Herrmann led the Duhawks with 18 points on Saturday afternoon, making six field goals and six free throws on her way to her career high. Herrmann added three blocks and a steal to her top offensive performance in her first season with the Duhawks.

The Duhawks shot 48% from the field and held the Norse to 34%. Loras was +16 in the turnover battle and registered a season high 19 steals in the process. Lindsay Bava, Lindsey LaBadie, and Sarah Pillon also scored in double figures.

Bava scored 16 points and made 4-of-7 three point shots in her final home game. Fellow seniors Mackenzie Roth and Lisa Morrissey, who each started on Saturday, added five points each. The Class of 2010 combined for 26 points, nine rebounds, six assists, and nine steals. Morrissey moved into second place on Loras' all time assists and steals spots with her five dishes and four steals.

The win put the Duhawks at 12-13 at the end of the regular season and 7-9 (#6 seed) in the Iowa Conference. Loras travels to Waverly, Iowa for their second game in six days against the Knights, the #3 seed. Tipoff is 7:00 PM and can been seen online at the Wartburg website.