Findlay, Ohio – The University of Findlay women's basketball team made it back-to-back wins with a 62-46 victory on Friday, Dec. 30 against St. Joseph's (Ind.). With the victory, the Oilers even their record at 7-7 overall and 1-5 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play.
The night was made a little sweeter for senior Karli Bonar as a three-pointer with nine and a half minutes to play gave her 233 threes in her career, establishing a new Findlay record. She would finish the night with five triples and a season-high 17 points. She made six-of-nine field goals, grabbed three rebounds, had two steals, and two assists.
Findlay, which has not allowed an opponent to shoot over 50% this season, held the Pumas to just 15-of-45 (.333) from the floor and forced the visiting team into 19 turnovers, seven of which were steals.
As a team, the Oilers connected on 23-of-56 from the floor for 41.1% including 9-of-18 from deep. Findlay won the rebounding battle 37-32, had more points off turnovers (18-13), points in the paint (26-20), and bench points (25-13).
Junior Lynsey Englebrecht joined Bonar as a double-digit scorer as she picked up ten points in her 21 minutes of action. The sharpshooter connected on three shots from deep and hit one free-throw.
Findlay will get back into GLIAC play on Jan. 5 when they host Saginaw Valley State in a game scheduled to begin at 5:30 pm.