MacMurray College Athletics

Duisen Shines in 80-62 loss to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

December 14, 2013

There were some signs of improvement and definite bright spots Saturday afternoon in the Highlanders' 80-62 loss to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in the MacMurray College Classic tournament.  Coach Derek James' team shot 81% (17-21) from the free throw line and junior center Megan Duisen led the team with sixteen points and nine rebounds.  Duisen shot 62% (8-13) from the field, while the rest of the Highlanders struggled from the field at 20% (14-70).

KayDee Carmody had twelve points; and senior guard Gabby Douglas added ten points six rebounds and five assists in the loss. 

Stephanie Moore led the Pomeroys with a game-high seventeen points. Kennedy Nelson had thirteen points and seven rebounds; and Na-Shaunda Rayford chipped in with ten points and four steals.

For her two-day performance, Duisen was named to the MacMurray College Classic All-Tournament Team.  She averaged thirteen points and seven rebounds in the tournament.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College improves to 6-4 overall; while MacMurray College falls to 0-7.  The Highlanders travel to Millikin University on Thursday night in their last game before the Holiday break.



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