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Women’s Basketball Comes Up Short at Purdue Northwest

Laker Women fall to PNW on road

Cullen Maksimowski,

HAMMOND, Ind.— The Lake Superior State women's basketball team came up short at Purdue Northwest Saturday afternoon falling, 70-51, in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup.

With the loss, the Lakers slip to 0-15 overall on the season and 0-11 in the GLIAC. GVSU moves to 10-8, 5-5. The Pride improve to 3-13, 2-9.

LSSU finished the game shooting 34.5 percent from the field and 21.4 percent from three-point distance. PNW shot 39.9 and 27.8 percent.

The Lakers were outrebounded, 42-35, in the loss but edged the Pride in the turnover battle, 15-16.

Sophomore guard Abigail Ostman paved the way offensively for Lake State finishing with a season-high 15 points on 6-of-15 shooting and was 2-of-5 on triple attempts.

Calire Radtke finished with 12 points and Natalie Peterson led the ream on the glass bringing down 5 rebounds on the afternoon.

Shae Rhonehouse led PNW offensively with 24 points. Danielle Nennig finished with 14 and Ellie Michalski posted 13 to go along with a team-high 17 rebounds.

Lake Superior returns to action next Tuesday as they host Algoma (Ontario) inside Bud Cooper Gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Norris Center Ticket Office or online at