Article Image
Play
stop
Jen Wellnitz tallied a career-high eight steals in 26 minutes.
Courtesy: Comm Squad

Green Bay Cruises to Victory Over Drake, 71-48

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: December 03, 2016
Print RSS

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) --- Mehryn Kraker scored a season-high 23 points on 9-of-10 shooting to help the Green Bay women's basketball team down Drake, 71-48, at home this afternoon.

The Phoenix set the tone immediately, winning the tip and going on an 11-0 run to take control of the game. The Bulldogs scored just nine points in the entire first quarter and finished 1-of-8 from long range, as their attempt to keep pace with a Green Bay team that was clicking on both ends fell short.

The Phoenix went on another run to open the second half, scoring 15 unanswered points to lead Drake 51-22 with 6:14 to play in the third quarter. Drake shot just 30.9% (17-55) in the game, while the Phoenix finished with a field-goal percentage of 48.3 (28-58).

Jen Wellnitz recorded a career-high eight steals this afternoon, moving her into a tie for fifth place on Green Bay's all-time single-game list. The program record for a single game is 12 and was set by Julie Wojta at Milwaukee on Jan. 7, 2012.

Freshman Caitlyn Hibner enjoyed a career day as well, scoring 10 points, grabbing seven rebounds and doling out three assists in 22 minutes.

The Phoenix will now hit the road again to take on in-state rival Marquette on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

###

For the latest and most up-to-date information on Green Bay Athletics and Green Bay Women’s Basketball, please visit GreenBayPhoenix.com.

Follow us on Twitter: @GBPhoenix and @GBPhoenixWBB 

Like Green Bay Phoenix Athletics and Green Bay Phoenix Women’s Basketball on Facebook.

---GreenBayPhoenix.com---

SCHEDULE
No scheduled events in the near future
ON-DEMAND VIDEO
LAUNCH PLAYER ▸
STAY CONNECTED

EMAIL
SIGN UP

FOLLOW ON
FACEBOOK

Cellcom
Fleet Farm
PNS
Hyatt on Main
S&L Motors
Ticket Star
WMMB
Press Gazette
Country Inn Suites
Brett Favre Steakhouse
Bergstrom
Uploaded Ad
AmericInn
Thornberry
Weidner Center
Uploaded Ad
WNFL