Panthers travel to Terre Haute, cut down trees

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

Swoosh! That’s the sound of the Northern Iowa Women’s Basketball team making incredible shots against the Indiana State Sycamores.

The Panther women traveled out to Terre Haute, Ind., to compete this Sunday, winning by the score 71-51.

The Panthers performed well, shooting 54 percent from the field.

On top of the high shooting percentage, the Panthers were able to put up a total of 44 points from the paint and they also hustled to get a plethora of  rebounds, out-rebounding the Sycamores by 15.

A stand-out player for the Panthers was Taylor Hagen. Hagen, a senior, who  was able to score 18 points, hustled to get 6 rebounds and even showed her defensive skills by getting a block.

Karlie Rucker also aided the Panthers in scoring., adding 14 points to the scoreboard.Mikaela Morgan was also able to put up 13 points.

Bre Gunnels was dominant on the boards, reaching double digits in rebounds with 10.

Up next, UNI will take on the likes of the Southern Illinois Salukis. The Salukis will visit the McLeod Center at 7 p.m. on Feb. 1.