LINDSBORG—The Swedes women's basketball moved their record to 2-0 with a big 137-41 win over Manhattan Christian.
Bethany came out on fire in the first quarter taking a 21-0 advantage over the Thunder before MCC scored their first goal. The Swedes were then able to push their offense to take a 39-point advantage by the end of the first quarter. Bethany continued to have hot hands in the second quarter continuing to push their lead. The Swedes went into the break leading the Thunder 77-18 shooting 69.8 percent from the field. Bethany was able to break triple digits in the third period. Taking an 80-point lead before the beginning of the fourth and final quarter. The Swedes tacked on another 14 points to their lead in the fourth quarter, taking the game with a 96-point lead.
Eight Swedes recorded double-digit points in this contest. Keisha Hamilton, senior center, led the team with 19 while Hannah Ferguson, sophomore center, and Kelsi Mueller, senior guard, had 15 points each. Taryn Kuhn, freshman guard, and Autumn Garrett, freshman guard, had 14 and 13 points, respectively. Finally, Sitori Carver, sophomore forward, Meghan Goff, freshman guard, and Sena Aktas, senior guard, rounded things out with 10 points each. It was also a prime night for assists. Vasha Moore, sophomore forward, and Destinee Goodin, junior forward, led the team with seven assists each. Hamilton also led the Swedes with nine boards. As a team, the Swedes pulled down 65 rebounds compared to the Thunder's 13. Bethany shot 58.7 percent from the field and 46.2 percent from long range.
Up Next . . .
Bethany returns to the court on Saturday, Nov. 2 in their final home nonconference game of the season. The Swedes face off with the College of Saint Mary at 2 p.m. in Hahn Gymnasium.