Women’s Basketball Wins at Finlandia

Women’s Basketball Wins at Finlandia

HANCOCK, Mich. – The Calvin women's basketball team improved to 5-0 on the year with an 82-52 victory at Finlandia. The Lions fall to 1-2 on the year.

The Knights grabbed a hold of the lead in the first quarter and would not give it up the rest of the way.

Calvin would go into halftime leading, 39-29.

The Maroon and Gold would run-away with the second half, outscoring the Lions, 43-23.

Junior Ali Spayde (Lewis Center, Ohio/Worthington Christian) finished with a game-high 18 points. She went 6-7 from the field, including one three-point basket.

Rachel Warners drained all eight of her shots on Friday and finished with 16 points. She also tallied three blocks.

Senior Anna Timmer (Caledonia, Mich./South Christian) had a game-high 15 rebounds and scored 14 points. Friday was the 11th-career double-double for Timmer.

Junior Bre Luurtsema (Holland, Mich./Holland Christian) and freshman Sydney Houlemard (Covington, La./Covington) both finished with four assists. Luurtsema also had 11 points in the victory.

Sophomore Logan Winton (Fairview, Mich./Fairview) also made all of her shots on Friday and recorded a career-high six-points.

The Knights owned the boards on Friday, winning the rebounding battle, 41-26.

Calvin shot 69.4% on Friday night.

The Knights return to action on Saturday when they face Carroll in Hancock, Michigan.