Big Blue Women Earn Road Win


Published on November 27 2012 8:32 am
Last Updated on November 27 2012 8:32 am
Written by Millie Lange

DECATUR -- The Millikin women's basketball team defeated Edgewood College 67-54 last Tuesday in Madison, Wis.

Millkin had a one point advantage at the half before outscoring the Eagles 40-28 in the second half. Millikin shot 39 percent from the field while holding Edgewood to 35 percent. Millikin won the battle of the boards 46-41.

Millikin had three players in double figures in scoring led by Brittany Czaplicki (Bourbonnais) with 20 points. Bria Williams (Naperville) added 14 and Newton High School graduate Nikki Tipsword scored 12. Williams and Sydnee Sturdivant (Decatur Eisenhower) had seven rebounds each.

Millikin improves to 1-2 while Edgewood falls to 0-3. The Big Blue will be back in action Wednesday, December 5  at 7:30 p.m. when they travel to Washington University in St. Louis.