A Trio Of Double-Digit Scorers

Senior Jenna Januschka looks to go up for two of her team-high 15 points in the Cobbers' game with St. Mary's.
Senior Jenna Januschka looks to go up for two of her team-high 15 points in the Cobbers' game with St. Mary's.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (1/21/17)--- Concordia had three of its starters score in double figures but unfortunately St. Mary's had four its starters post a double-digit point total and the Cobbers fell 75-61.

The Cobbers got within six points late in the third quarter when Jamie Mentzer got free for a layup. The Cardinals then scored the next five points and held off Concordia for the 14-point win.

Jenna Januschka, Grace Wolhowe and Greta Walsh all had at least 10 points for the Cobbers. Januschka went 9-for-10 from the free throw line and finished with a team-high 15 points. Wolhowe scored eight of her 13 points in the first quarter after going 3-for-3 from the floor and 2-for-2 from outside the arc in the first 10 minutes of play. Walsh added 10 points and also had a game-high five assists.

Concordia scored six of the first eight points to start the game on 3-pointers from Wolhowe and Walsh. St. Mary's then went on a 12-2 run to lead 14-8. CC rallied with five straight points from Wolhowe before SMU countered with a 3-pointer to end the first quarter.

Concordia finished the game by shooting 37.7% (20-for-53) from the floor and 36.8% (7-for-19) from outside the arc. St. Mary's connected on 44.6% (25-for-56) of their attempts from the field and 44.4% (8-for-18) from 3-point range. 

The Cardinals held a 38-31 edge in rebounding and both teams committed 16 turnovers in the game.

Januschka and junior Cassidy Rahman each had a team-high six rebounds. Januschka also added two blocks.

FREEE THROW FACTS: Concordia was 14-for-18 from the foul line against St. Mary's. It marked the ninth time this season that the Cobbers have shot at least 75.0% from the foul line. Concordia is third in the MIAC in free throw percentage with a 74.3% mark for the season.       

WHAT'S NEXT: Concordia will host league-leading Gustavus on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 5:45 p.m. The Gusties haven't lost this year and are coming off a 103-70 win over Macalester on Saturday.