Englund records 300th win as Blugolds defeat St. Norbert in overtime

Englund records 300th win as Blugolds defeat St. Norbert in overtime

DE PERE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's basketball Head Coach Tonja Englund earned her 300th career win Tuesday night as the Blugolds defeated St. Norbert College 50-48 in overtime.

Box Score

Coming off two big wins at home to start the season, the Blugold offense struggled on their first road trip. Eau Claire shot only 35.7 percent (20-56) from the field and failed to make a three-pointer (0-14).

However, the Blugold defense was able to hold the Green Knights to 34 percent (18-53) from the field and 38.5 percent (5-13) from three. The Blugolds also tallied 11 steals and forced 21 St. Norbert turnovers, which they converted into 21 points.

Anna Graaskamp (So. – Eau Claire, WI/Memorial) led all scorers with 18 points while Hallee Hoeppner (So. – Winona, MN) also chipped in 11 and had a team-high six rebounds.

The Blugolds (3-0) will return to Zorn on Saturday when they host Minnesota-Morris at 3 p.m. Follow the action on Blugold Game Day.

 

 

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