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BV wins consolation game of tournament

Tuesday, December 18, 2001

LINCOLN, Neb. - Amy Meggers scored 18 points and collected nine rebounds in being named to the all-tournament team to lead Buena Vista to an 89-65 win over Hendrix College in the consolation game of the Nebraska Wesleyan Classic on Sunday.

Buena Vista shot 46 percent in the first half to take a 41-32 halftime lead. The Beavers, however, shot 62 percent in the second half to outscore Hendrix 48-33.

For the game, Buena Vista was 34 of 64 from the field for 53 percent. Hendrix, a school located in Arkansas, was 22 of 75 for 29 percent.

Jennifer Lange contributed 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Beavers, now 4-6 overall. Jessica Jensen and Allison Schultz each scored nine points, while Julie Bloyer and Marsha Rupert had eight rebounds apiece.

Jensen and Megan Holtorf handed out five assists apiece, while Meggers and Schultz each had three.

Buena Vista outrebounded Hendrix College 57-32.

Mary Voelbel made two free throws with 16 seconds remaining to secure a 73-72 victory for Colorado College over Buena Vista in the first round on Saturday.

Meggers made a 3-pointer as time expired to make the margin closer.

Buena Vista's starting point guard Kelli Taylor was hospitalized with an appendicitis prior to the game.

Buena Vista shot 51 percent in the second half to outscore Colorado College 47-45, but made only 25 percent of its shots in the first half in falling behind 28-25 at the break.

Buena Vista made 30 of 78 field goals for 39 percent. Colorado College was 23 of 59 for 39 percent.

Colorado College made 22 of 28 free throws to Buena Vista's 10 of 17.

Schultz scored 16 points to lead the Beavers. Meggers added 13 and Bloyer 12. Bloyer and Lange each had eight rebounds and Holtorf added seven. Jensen, Bloyer and Kylee Heiland all had three assists.

Buena Vista outrebounded Colorado College 50-40.

Buena Vista is idle until Jan. 4-5 when it hosts Coe and Cornell College.

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