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Morningside Women beat College of Saint Mary to finish unbeaten regular season on home court

Morningside Women beat College of Saint Mary to finish unbeaten regular season on home court

SIOUX CITY, IA – A 16-2 run through a large portion of the second quarter enabled National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ No. 9-ranked Morningside College to stretch its win streak to 16 straight Tuesday, Feb. 9.

The Mustangs received a substantial test over the opening 10 minutes and early into the second quarter from visiting the College of Saint Mary. The Flames kept it within 10 (28-18) before the vital roll from head coach Jamie Sale‘s team increased the advantage to 24. Mside didn’t look back from that point, closing out an 80-46 Great Plains Athletic Conference victory.

Senior guard Faith Meyer (SR/Pomeroy, Iowa) (Pomeroy, Iowa) led the Maroon attack, who concluded their home regular season at 11-0 and upped their Allee Gymnasium and Rosen-Verdoorn Sports Center triumph string to 13 in a row. Meyer tallied 17 points, gathered five rebounds, and dished out five assists.

Junior forward Sophia Peppers (JR/Exira, Iowa) (Exira, Iowa) added 13 points, draining three three-pointers along with Meyer. Senior guard Sierra Mitchell (SR/Pleasant Hill, Iowa) (Pleasant Hill, Iowa), becoming just the fifth player in program history to reach 1,900 career points, with a 10-point night. Freshman center Chloe Lofstrom (FR/Armstrong, Iowa) (Armstrong, Iowa) was just off the same pace with a strong eight-point, five-rebound contribution.

Morningside (22-2 overall, 20-1 GPAC) concludes their regular season Saturday, Feb. 20, with a trip to Northwestern College’s Bultman Center in Orange City.

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