The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women’s basketball team tipped off not only their program’s but their school’s first ever NCAA DII National Championship game Saturday afternoon against Ashland University at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.
Ashland entered the game with a perfect 36-0 record to UMD’s 32-3 record.
After the first quarter the Bulldogs trailed 14-11 with five UMD players landing on the score sheet. The Eagles would roll ahead in the second quarter outshooting UMD 26-11 to lead 40-22 at halftime. At the break Taya Hakamaki led the Bulldogs with five points and Ashland’s Annie Roshak led the game with 14 points.
14 seconds into the third quarter Brooke Olson broke the NCAA DII women’s tournament scoring record surpassing 150 tournament points. The record was 14 years old set by Franklin Pierce’s Johannah Leedham.
Updates will be provided as the game progresses.
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