March 25, 2012
(Seattle, WA) - The USD women's basketball team is heading to the WNIT Final Four after today's impressive 58-47 Elite Eight win over the Washington Huskies at the Alaska Airlines Arena in front of 1,140 fans. The Toreros (26-8) will now travel to Stillwater, Oklahoma to take on Oklahoma State this Wednesday, March 28th, in a 5:00 p.m. (PT) contest at Gallagher-Iba Arena. OSU defeated Colorado in their contest today 78-70. The other semifinal pits Syracuse against James Madison.
USD received a game-high 21 points from senior guard Morgan Woodrow, and got a huge lift off the bench from freshman forward Sophia Ederaine who chipped in 13 rebounds and 9 blocked shots in 23 minutes of action. Washington (20-14) was paced by 6-3 center Regina Rogers (20 points, 13 rebounds), but Rogers had a difficult time throughout the contest with Ederaine altering many of her shot attempts as she converted just 7-of-18 attempts.
"I am so excited for this basketball team," said head coach Cindy Fisher. "They have put in so much time, energy and work and their chemistry is just so amazing. Every time we step on the floor, I know we can win a game, and I think these players know they can win the game, and they are playing at a level that is just amazing at this time. They are playing together right now, and that is what is winning us basketball games."
Playing on the heels of three straight WNIT wins over Cal State Northridge, Pacific and Texas Teach, the Toreros entered today's game with a lot of confidence. USD rode that confidence to a 30-21 halftime advantage. In the 2nd half USD struggled offensively in the first 6 1/2 minutes as the Huskies rallied to pull back into a tie at 32-32 with 13:25 to go. USD's offensive drought would end as Amy Kame (8 points) would convert two free throws, Morgan Woodrow would connect on one of her five three-pointers and Sophia Ederaine would make two free throws to push USD's lead back to 7 at 39-32 with 10 minutes to go. From there the closest UW would get is 3 points (40-37), and the Toreros would go on to extend their lead to as many as 10 points (50-40) with 3:13 left.
Senior guard Dominique Conners (14 points) got USD off to a great start as she made her first 4 shots from the floor, but she would make just 1 more basket the rest of the way while also dishing out 5 assists and grabbing 6 rebounds. USD's third senior, Izzy Chilcott, chipped in with 8 points and 7 rebounds and added a lot more in the hussle department at both ends of the floor.
For the game USD shot just 29.4% from the floor (20-68), but they outrebounded the Huskies 49-45 and totaled 11 team blocks. USD's defense held UW to 27.6% shooting (15-58) overall with just 1 made three-pointer on 13 attempts.
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