The University of Findlay women's basketball team cruised to an 81-56 win over Ursuline College on Dec. 13 in the Croy Physical Education Center. The victory gives the Oilers a 5-2 record on the season.
The Oilers got off to a blistering start, pulling out to a 50-23 lead at the break. Findlay shot 50 percent (20-of-40) from the floor in the opening half and canned 7-of-17 (41.2%) attempts from behind the three point line. They cooled off a bit in the second half but it didn't matter as they moved their record to 3-2 on the year in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC).
Senior forward Anna Hintz led the way with her fifth double-double of the season as she finished with 21 points and ten rebounds. Hintz made 8-of-14 attempts from the field and splashed 3-of-7 tries from three point land.
Senior guard Allie Thobe also reached double figures with 12 points. Thobe also contributed seven rebounds and three assists in the victory.
As a team, the Oilers shot 41.9 percent (31-of-74) from the floor and held a 58-38 advantage on the boards. They also held the Arrows to a mere 27.1 percent (19-of-70) shooting clip in the game.
The Oilers will return to Croy on Saturday to host Lake Erie College at 1pm.