Women’s Basketball Rips Rochester, 67-52

Women’s Basketball Rips Rochester, 67-52

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Calvin women's basketball team picked up a big non-conference victory at Rochester on Wednesday night. The Knights improved to 15-2 on the year with a 67-52 over Rochester.

The Warriors started off hot on Wednesday and would lead 21-16 after the first 10 minutes.

Calvin would fight back and cut the lead to two at halftime at 34-32.

The Knights would go on a 10-1 run to start the third quarter and would not look back from there. The Maroon and Gold would outscore the Warriors in the third, 19-8. Calvin would add on to the lead in the fourth quarter, 16-10.

Senior Anna Timmer (Caledonia, Mich./South Christian) notched her ninth double-double of the season with a career-high 20 rebounds and 15 points, she also had two steals and a block. Timmer now has a career total of 656 rebounds and stands alone in fourth place on the Calvin career list. She is one of only five players in Calvin women's basketball history to have amassed more than 1,000 points and 600 rebounds in a career.

Junior Ali Spayde (Lewis Center, Ohio/Worthington Christian) finished with a game-high 22 points. Senior Lauren Goldthorpe (St. Ignace, Mich./LaSalle) tallied 13 points.

The Knights owned the boards on Wednesday with 44 rebounds, with Rochester finishing with 28.

The Knights return to MIAA action on Saturday at Kalamazoo.