Women's Basketball - Kristin Sahr, Guard, 5-9, Sophomore, Stillwater, Minn./Stillwater Area
Playing in two games this week, Sahr came away with a career-high 23 points Saturday at UW-River Falls. While the Falcons led by 12 points with five minutes left in the first half, over the final five minutes, the Blugolds used a 15-2 run to get back into the game. Sahr came up big for Eau Claire in that stretch and scored eight straight to end the half, which gave the Blugolds a 32-31 lead headed into the break. But River Falls came back to win the game 61-53. Coming into Saturday’s game, Sahr had 37 points playing in 16 games while he scored a total of 19 points playing in 13 games last season. Against UW-Oshkosh, a game the Blugolds lost, Sahr finished with one rebound as she played four minutes. For the week, she had two assists while averaging 11.5 points and two rebounds per game. She was 8-for-17 from the floor, including 4-for-9 from beyond the arc, and went 3-for-3 from the free throw line.