The Northwest Missouri State women’s basketball team fell to Lincoln 69-66 in a nail-biter at Bearcat Arena Thursday. Northwest was trailing 57-46 going into the fourth quarter and was able to fight all the way back to have a chance to tie in the final seconds.
Northwest had four scorers in double figures for the first time since January 18, 2018, against Nebraska-Kearney. Jaelyn Haggard led with 14, followed by Kendey Eaton with 13, Kaylani Maiava had 12 and Mallory McConkey added 10. Maiava and McConkey added six rebounds each. Erika Schlosser led the team with five assists.
Lincoln had two players score more than 20 points. Zoi Thompson scored 24 and Zhanesa Dickerson chipped in 20. Dickerson added 14 rebounds to give her a double-double on the night.
Northwest will play again this Saturday Dec. 8 against Lindenwood at Bearcat Arena at 1:30 p.m.
— Northwest Athletics —