Women’s Basketball Cruises Past Clarke, 118-43, In Annual “Pack The Knapp” Game

first_img Photo Gallery Next Game: PDF Box Score HTML Box Score DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s basketball team scored the second-most points in program history in a 118-43 win over Clarke University Thursday, Dec. 8 in the annual “Pack the Knapp for Character Kids Game” presented by the YMCA of Greater Des Moines. Nearly 3,000 local elementary and middle school students were treated to a fun day of educational activities and Bulldog basketball for the annual game that is in its fourth year.   Drake (5-3) had five players finish in double-figure points led by senior Lizzy Wendell’s (Blue Springs, Mo.) game-high 25 points. 11 Bulldogs played at least eight minutes in the game and everyone scored at least two points.   Joining Wendell were sophomores Sara Rhine (Eldon, Mo.) and Nicole Miller (Walker, Iowa) who added 18 and 15 points, respectively. A pair of Bulldog freshmen, Becca Hittner (Urbandale, Iowa) and Brenni Rose (Shawnee, Kan.) rounded out the group. Hittner equaled her career-high with 16 points and Rose set her new mark with 12 points.   Senior Caitlin Ingle (Runnells, Iowa) handed out a game-high 11 assists and the team followed her lead with 34 assists on 48 field goals. Drake knocked down 14-of-28 three-point attempts as Sammie Bachrodt (Wichita, Kan.) and Hittner each made three. Rose had a career-best four blocks.   Drake will have an extended break for final exams. The Bulldogs will return to the Knapp Center floor on Dec. 18 to host Iowa at 2 p.m.   Print Friendly Version Full Schedule Roster Iowa 12/18/2016 – 2 PM Preview Buy Tickets Live Stats 1350 ESPN DES MOINES Mediacom MC22 Listen Live Watch Live Story Linkslast_img read more