Tigers cruise for women's hoops victory at Midland

DWU has won five of their last six games and nine of the last 11 contests.

Dakota Wesleyan's Matti Reiner drives with the ball during a women's college basketball game against the Northwestern Red Raiders on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, at the Corn Palace.
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FREMONT, Neb. — The Dakota Wesleyan women's basketball team decisively won the middle quarters of its basketball game on Saturday at Midland, cruising to an 86-52 win in Great Plains Athletic Conference play.

Already leading 19-14 after one quarter, DWU outscored Midland 20-9 in the second 10 minutes and 27-14 after halftime on the way to the 34-point win. The forward duo of Jada Campbell and Matti Reiner combined to score 36 points on 15-for-30 shooting to power the win.

Campbell had 20 points in 18 minutes, while Reiner had 16 points in 20 minutes, plus eight rebounds. Rylee Rosenquist had 11 points and seven rebounds and Morgan Edelman had eight points, with 12 players scoring for DWU in all.

The Tigers were 34-for-68 shooting in the game and converted 13-of-15 free throws, while pounding Midland with a 45-28 rebounding advantage, and forced 19 Midland turnovers.

The Warriors (4-21, 2-18 GPAC) had 10 points from Erin Prusa and nine from Lexi Kraft.


DWU (19-7, 13-7 GPAC) have won five of their last six games and nine of the last 11 contests. They close out the home regular-season schedule on Wednesday, Feb. 15 by hosting Morningside at the Corn Palace.

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