November 19, 2013
PHOTO GALLERY - Photo credits by Cody Welu
MADISON, S.D. - The Dakota State University Lady T's junior varsity team fell short Tuesday evening to NCAA Division II Northern State (S.D.) junior varsity team at DSU Fieldhouse. The Lady T's regained their lead at 65-64 with 5.5 seconds remaining after Courtney Hamblin nailed down a lay-up.
Cassie Tompson drained a 3-pointer as time expired to give Northern State a 67-65 victory over the Lady T's.
There were six ties and nine lead changes in the game.
DSU Lady T's basketball junior varsity team is 6-1 overall record this season.
Kendra Lindblad led Dakota State with 17 points. Jordan Hansen added 12 points off the bench. Hamblin had 10 points. Sharee Galbraith scored eight points. Erin Begalka had seven points. Rachelle Morre recorded five points. Courtney Hulstein had seven points. Summer Bailey had two points.
Lindblad led the Lady T's with four assists. Moore and Begalka each had three assists. Galbraith, Bailey, Hamblin and Hansen each had two assists.
Begalka earned 10 rebounds for DSU. Galbraith added eight rebounds. Moore had seven rebounds.
Hansen stole the ball three times for the Lady T's. Begalka and Lindblad each had two steals.
Galbraith recorded three blocked shots for Dakota State.
Tompson tallied 21 points for the Wolves. Jessica Anderson recorded a double-double of 12 points and pulled down 11 rebounds. Alexis Tappe had 10 points.
Bethany Crosswait and Tompson each grabbed eight rebounds for Northern State.
Tappe, Samie Smith and Tompson each dished out four assists for NSU. Tompson recorded four steals.
Anderson had three blocked shots for the Wolves.
Northern State shot 40.3 percent overall from the field (29-for-72) compared to the Lady T's 34.8 percent (24-for-69).
DSU converted 10 free-throws in 13 attempts (76.9 percent). NSU was 4-for-7 from the free-throw line (57.1 percent).
The Lady T's junior varsity basketball team returns back to action on Saturday, Dec. 7. DSU will host Morningside (Iowa) at DSU Fieldhouse. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director