Big First Half Lifts Lady Tigers to Second-Straight 20-Win Season

FHSU-WBB-BrownThe Fort Hays State Lady Tigers used a 17-2 run late in the first half to build a 24-point lead and roll to a 91-66 win over Lincoln Friday night at Gross Coliseum. It moves the Lady Tigers to 20-6 overall and 12-6 in the MIAA, giving FHSU back-to-back 20-win seasons for the first time since moving to the MIAA. Lincoln drops to 11-15 and 6-12 in the conference.

The Lady Tigers lead by as many as 32 in the second half before Lincoln trimmed that down late in the game.

FHSU shoots 49-percent from the floor including 9-of-20 from three-point range and outrebound the Blue Tigers 45-29.

Kate Lehman led the way with her second straight double-double, scoring 24 points, 12 rebounds and six blocked shots. Traci Keyser hit four 3’s and scored 14, Taylor Chandler tied a career-high with 12 and Melissa Nelson 10.

The Lady Tigers open MIAA tournament play with an opening round game Tuesday night at 7pm at Gross Coliseum.

Tony Hobson Post Game Interview
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Game Highlights
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