December 13, 20141st2ndFinal
Bemidji State173552
Wayne State (Neb.)633699
Stats at a GlanceBSUWWSC
FG Percentage.254 (18-71) .500 (29-58)
3P FG Percentage.167 (4-24) .538 (14-26)
FT Percentage.632 (12-19) .750 (27-36)
Offensive Rebounds148
Defensive Rebounds2742
Total Rebounds4150
Bench Points2436
PointsSheley - 14
Niggeling - 22
ReboundsLarson - 9
Spencer - 12
AssistsPelzer - 4
Murren - 5
StealsLarson - 4
Spencer - 3
BlocksKuehndorf - 1
McKee - 1
Niggeling - 1
Ballinger - 1
No. 7 Wildcats roll past Bemidji State, 99-52
Saturday, December 13, 2014
No. 7 Wildcats roll past Bemidji State, 99-52

WAYNE, Neb. -- The Bemidji State women's basketball team ended its first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference road stint Saturday evening as it dropped to No. 7 Wayne State College by a final score of 99-52.

Bemidji State, now 2-7, 0-5 NSIC will be back in action Dec. 19 as it travels to rival University of Minnesota Crookston before the holiday break. Tip off is set for 5 p.m. from Crookston. The Wildcats improve their record to 9-2 overall and 3-2 in NSIC action with the win.

Beavers’ Highlights

  • Leading the Beavers in scoring for the second time this season was Tatum Sheley as she charted 14 points. Sheley shot 6-of-15 from the field and 2-of-8 from the arch.
  • Mikayla Larson led the rebounding charge to pull down nine boards and led the team in steals with four.
  • Sierra Senske posted her fifth consecutive game scoring in double-digits with 11 points against the Wildcats.
  • BSU ended the night shooting 25.4 percent from the field and put down 12-of-19 free throws for a 63.2 rating.
  • The Beavers were able to take advantage of second-chance points, scoring 14 compared to WSC’s four.

Wildcats’ Highlights

  • Wayne State charted five players in double figures including four starters. Millie Niggeling paced the team with a game-high 22 points, shooting a team best 8-of-12 from the field and 4-of-5 from the three-point range.
  • Jordan Spencer (16), Paige Ballinger (14), Ashton Yossi (10) and Maggie Schulte (10) were the other four posting double-digits.
  • Spencer earned her fourth double-double of the season with 16 points and 12 rebounds.
  • WSC pulled down 50 rebounds compared to the Beavers 41 and marked 22 assists on the night.
  • The Wildcats finished the game shooting 50 percent from the floor and 53.8 percent from the arch.

Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).