Women’s Basketball Rolls to 88-59 Victory at Rochester College
Thursday, February 13, 2014
OAKLAND – Calvin improved to 16-6 overall with an 88-59 non-conference victory over Rochester College Wednesday night in a game played at Oakland Christian High School.
Calvin roared out to a 45-26 halftime lead and never looked back at it forced the host Warriors into 25 turnovers.
Calvin shot 46 percent from the field and had four players notch double-digits in scoring led by junior Breanna Verkaik with 14 points while freshman Anna Timmer had 11 points and juniors Maria DeKuiper and Hannah Acre 10 points apiece. Timmer also had six rebounds and four steals. As a team, Calvin had 13 players reach the scoring column.
Calvin also outrebounded Rochester 39-38.
Rochester was led in scoring by Megan Heiden with 13 points while Ke’ala Ka’aikala had 12 points.
Calvin will now prepare for a pivotal MIAA contest on Saturday against nationally-ranked Olivet at 3 p.m. at Calvin’s Van Noord Arena. The Knights trail Olivet by one game in the league standings.