Feb. 11, 2012
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Guard Kristin Schramm (Sr., Chelan) had game-highs of 16 points and seven rebounds as Western Washington University rebounded with a 91-62 win University of Alaska Fairbanks in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference women's basketball contest Saturday at Patty Center on the UAF campus.
The Vikings, who lost 72-50 at No.12-ranked Alaska Anchorage on Thursday, improved to 16-6 overall and 10-4 in conference play.
Schramm, who scored all of her points in the first half, was 7-of-10 from the field for WWU, which shot 56.7 percent (38-of-67) from the floor and had a 48-24 rebound advantage.
Kayla Bernsen (Fr., Moses Lake) came off the bench with 15 points for the Vikings. Point guard Corinn Waltrip (Jr., Tigard, OR) contributed 13 points and five assists and center Britt Harris (Jr., Marysville/Marysville-Pilchuck) added 12 points.
UAF, which lost for the sixth straight time, fell to 6-19 overall and 2-13 in GNAC contests. The Nanooks were led by Nicole Bozek with 15 points. Nicole Hartzog had 14 and Benissa Bulaya 10 for UAF.
WWU used an 18-6 run to take a 35-18 lead with 7:12 left in the first half and led 50-29 at halftime.
The Vikings increased their lead to 66-33 with 12:01 to play and UAF never got closer than 27 after that.
It was the eighth straight series win for WWU.
The Vikings return home to host Northwest Nazarene on Thursday (7 p.m.) and Central Washington on Saturday (7 p.m.) in GNAC contests.
WWU Falls 82-62 at Northwest Nazarene
Vikings reduce early deficit during second quarter, Nighthawks pull away after halftime
Vikings Hit the Road to Face Northwest Nazarene and Central Washington
WWU faces NNU on Thursday (7 pm MT) and CWU on Saturday (7 pm PT)
WWU Tops Saint Martin's 69-58 for Historic Victory
Vikings earn win No. 1,000 all-time in program history with Saturday’s victory over Saints
WWU Rally Falls Short in 75-63 Loss to SPU
Vikings cut 21-point halftime deficit to five points but Falcons hold off WWU
Vikings Return Home to Host SPU and SMU
WWU faces SPU on Thursday at 7 pm, oppose Saint Martin's on Saturday at 7 pm.
Vikings Edged 54-50 at Western Oregon
WWU takes a late lead, Wolves score last six points of game to top WWU
Women's Basketball Falls at Concordia 70-61
Nikki Corbett scores 13 points in her season debut, Lexie Bland also finishes with 13 points
Vikings Travel to face Concordia and Western Oregon
WWU faces Concordia Thursday and Western Oregon Saturday, both games start at 5:15 pm
WWU Falls to No. 6 Alaska Anchorage 64-54
Kelsey Rogers scores 12 points for WWU, Seawolves hold off Vikings
Vikings Take Down Alaska Fairbanks 83-49
WWU shoots 50.8% from the field with balanced offense in commanding win
WWU Hosts Alaska Schools in Return to GNAC Play
Vikings face Alaska Fairbanks on Friday (7 pm) and Alaska Anchorage on Sunday (4 pm)
Anna Schwecke Named GNAC Player of the Week
Schwecke was named to the Viking Holiday Hoops Classic All-Tournament Team averaging 14 points and 10 rebounds per game
WWU Falls 78-62 to No. 3 West Texas A&M
Vikings stay within striking distance of West Texas A&M before Lady Buffs pull away late
Vikings Roll to 90-59 Win Over Texas A&M International
WWU uses strong start to build early lead, five Vikings score in double figures
Vikings Ink Lynden Christian Star Avery Dykstra
Dykstra is a four-year starter at Lynden Christian in basketball and the 2017 Northwest Conference MVP