Women’s Hoops Falls to Stevens Point - Carissa Verkaik Becomes Calvin’s All-Time Leading Scorer
Sunday, November 18, 2012
DECATUR, IL - In a rematch of last year’s NCAA III Tournament second round game, Wisconsin-Stevens Point handed Calvin an 84-63 defeat. Ranked seventh in the D3hoops.com Top 25 preseason poll, Stevens Point led 45-25 at halftime and continued to maintain a healthy lead throughout the second half.
Senior Carissa Verkaik (Holland/Holland Christian HS) led Calvin with 14 points and in doing so, moved past Lisa Winkle to become Calvin’s all-time leading scorer. Verkaik now has 1,734 career points.
Senior Logan Marsh (Byron Center/Byron Center HS) was the only other Calvin player to reach double-digits in scoring as she tallied 11 points including three triples.
Calvin committed 19 turnovers in the loss while Stevens Point racked up 12 steals. Preseason All-American Sam Barber led Stevens Point with 26 points while Liz Althoff had 16 points.
Calvin returns to action on Tuesday when it hosts Manchester at 5:30 p.m. at Van Noord Arena.
CALVIN ALL-TIME LEADING SCORING LIST
1,734 – Carissa Verkaik 2009-present
1,721 – Lisa Winkle, 2003-2007
1,550 – Marcia Harris, 2005-2009
1,332—Kerry Walters, 1995-1999
1,288—Sarah Ondersma, 1987-1991
1,285—Sharon Boeve, 1982-1985
1,261 – Mindi Andringa, 1997-2000
1,194—Eileen Boonstra, 1977-1981
1,170 – Kristen McDonald (2001-2005)
1,146—Judy Wasmer, 1982-1985
1,103—Pam Wubben, 1990-1994
1,007 – Julie Post, 1984-1988
1,003 – Brook Van Eck, 2006-2010