5 Double-Digit Scorers = 95 Points

Junior Grace Wolhowe brings the ball up the court during the Cobbers' 95-52 win over Finlandia. Wolhowe finished with 13 points.
Junior Grace Wolhowe brings the ball up the court during the Cobbers' 95-52 win over Finlandia. Wolhowe finished with 13 points.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (11/22/17)---Concordia bolted to a 10-0 lead and never trailed in the four quarters on their way to a 95-52 win over Finlandia.

The Cobbers had five players with at least 12 points in the game and had 12 players with at least two points as they won for the second straight game and upped their overall record to 3-1.

Concordia held the edge in every statistical category. The Cobbers shot 63.5% (40-for-63) from the floor as opposed to 36.2% (21-for-58) for the Lions. CC also forced 20 Finlandia turnovers and outrebounded the Lions 41-23.

The Cobbers scored at least 20 points in all four quarters while Finlandia was held under 17 points in all four periods.

In addition Concordia shot 37.5% (6-for-16) from outside the arc and 75.0% (9-for-12) from the foul line.

Senior Cassidy Rahman led all players with a season-high 16 points. She made her first five shots from the floor and wound up going 6-for-8 from the field and 2-for-3 from long range. She also added four rebounds.

Jamie Mentzer was one of four Cobber players with 12 points in the game. She went 5-for-8 from the floor and also dished out a season-high six assists. She had three totals assists in the team's first three games of the year.

Kirstin Simmons grabbed a game-high seven rebounds and also had 12 points. Like Rahman, she was also 6-for-8 from the field.

Grace Wolhowe put up 13 points to record her third straight game with a double-digit point total. She also upped her season scoring average to double figures and is now averaging 10.0 points per game.

Sophomore Aleya Parker had her career game in maroon and gold. She entered the game having scored one point in her first two seasons and proceeded to go 5-for-7 from the field and finish with 12 points.

Elizabeth Birkemeyer came off the bench, played 13 minutes, grabbed a career-high five rebounds and sank her only field goal attempt.

A PLETHORA OF POINTS: The 95 points scored by the Cobbers is the most in a single game since the second game of the 2014-15 season when Concordia beat Mayville State 97-78. It is the third highest point total since 2009 when they put up 101 against St. Catherine.

DOUBLE-DIGIT DOINGS: Jamie Mentzer scored in double figures for the the third time this season. Concordia is now 3-0 when she scores at least 10 points in a game. Mentzer leads the team in scoring with a 10.5 points per game average.

REBOUNDING REWARDS: Kirstin Simmons grabbed seven boards against the Lions and has now collected at least five rebounds in three games this year. The Cobbers are 3-0 when she has at least five rebounds in a game.

THIRD QUARTER TRIUMPH: Concordia went 11-for-19 (57.9%) from the floor in the third quarter and finished with 27 points in the 10-minute period. That is the highest point total in a quarter for CC this season and the most scored in a Cobber game by any team this year. CC has scored 69 points in the third quarter of play this year which is the most of any period and they are outscoring their opponents 69-41 in the quarter. The 41 points allowed by Concordia is also the fewest of any quarter this year.

WHAT'S NEXT: The Cobbers will have a six-day break for the Thanksgiving break before returning to play on Tuesday, Nov. 28 when they travel west to take on Jamestown at 6 p.m. The Jimmies are 6-2 this season and have won four of their last five games.