Feb. 4, 2012
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Forward Kristin Schramm (Sr., Chelan) scored a game-high 22 points as Western Washington University defeated Saint Martin's University, 83-50, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference women's basketball contest Saturday at Sam Carver Gymnasium on the WWU campus.
The Vikings, who won their third straight game, improved to 15-5 overall and remained in second place in the GNAC at 9-3.
SMU fell to 7-16 overall and 2-11 in the GNAC. Emily Lashua and Jordyn Richardson each had 11 points for the Saints, who lost for the seventh straight time and the 11th time in the last 12 games.
WWU led by just four, 19-15, with eight minutes left in the first half, but ran off 11 straight points to take a 30-15 lead with 4:10 remaining and held a 37-24 advantage at halftime.
The Vikings then opened the second half by scoring 29 points in the first nine minutes, hitting 7-of-8 three-pointers in the run, to take a 68-32 lead.
Schramm, who scored 14 points in the second half, was 8-of-11 from the field, connecting on all five of her shots from beyond the arc.
Guard Corinn Waltrip (Jr., Tigard, OR) broke out of a shooting slump with 16 points, hitting 4-of-9 three-pointers, and forward Sydney Donaldson (Fr., Edmonds/Edmonds-Woodway) had 13 points off the bench.
WWU shot 50 percent (33-of-66) from the field, including 12-of-24 (50.0 percent) on three-pointers.
WWU next travels to Alaska for GNAC counters at league-leading and nationally No.8-ranked Alaska Anchorage on Thursday (7 p.m.) and Alaska Fairbanks on Saturday (3 p.m.).
Viking Jam Set for Wednesday at 7 pm
The WWU basketball teams will be showcased at WECU Court in Carver Gym
Women's Hoops Opens Exhibition Play Sunday
Vikings host Trinity Western at 12:30 pm Sunday on WECU Court at Carver Gym
Women's Hoops Announces 2017-18 Schedule
WWU to play all home games in the newly-renovated Carver Gym on WECU Court
Peacocke Honored with Hall of Fame Jersey Display
After standout senior season, Taylor Peacocke's jersey is featured at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
Vikings Add Three Transfers to Program
Dani Iwami (Hawai'i Pacific), Taylor Enders (Utah State) and Anna Schwecke (Colorado-Colorado Springs) join program
2016-17 Women's Basketball Season in Review
WWU recorded 34th 20-win season in the 46-year history of the program
Women's Basketball Adds Three Players for 2017-18
Emma Duff, Kelsey Rogers and Bobbi Westendorf to join WWU women's hoops team
Summer Hoops Camps Set for July
Register for WWU Women's Basketball Camps in Carver Gym in July
Taylor Peacocke to Participate at Pro Combine
Peacocke also adds another All-American accolade with First Team All-America honor from Division II Bulletin
WWU is 14th in Division II All-Sports Standings
WWU's men's and women's basketball programs gather points by advancing to the NCAA Tournament
Hathaway Recognized as SHAPE America Major of the Year
Hathaway appeared in 120 games during her WWU career and was a three-time GNAC Academic selection
Taylor Peacocke Named WBCA First Team All-American
Peacocke becomes fourth player in program history to earn First Team All-America recognition from WBCA
Taylor Peacocke Named D2CCA All-American
Peacocke set WWU and GNAC single-season records with 745 points (23.3 points/game) during senior season
Taylor Peacocke Named All-West Region
Taylor Peacocke is the nation’s leading scorer at NCAA II level with 23.3 points per game
WWU Falls 80-68 to Cal Baptist at West Regional
Tia Briggs scores career-high 29 points, Taylor Peacocke scores 25 points in loss to Lancers