The SVSU women’s basketball team took on Ferris State University on Feb. 11. The team fought a hard match and secured the win, 80-71.
Senior Kaitlyn Zarycki scored an impressive 24 points total. Senior Tori DePerry wasn’t far behind with 21 points.
Freshman Emma Dziezgowski scored an impressive 20 points for the team, marking a career high for her.
SVSU came in hot with senior Tyler Scheid scoring in the first 11 seconds of the game. This was followed by an offensive foul from Ferris. The foul allowed DePerry to score.
SVSU then went on a 10-2 run which would extend into free throws from freshman Lauren Sollom. SVSU came out of the first quarter strong with a 26-10 lead.
SVSU continued the heat into the second quarter where they started with a threepoint score from Dziezgowski. Ferris would rebound with a 9-2 run.
Dziezgowski managed a third three-pointer to push SVSU up to 15. DePerry hit a layup at the end of the quarter to push SVSU’s lead even higher to 40-26.
The second half was started with a threepointer by Ferris. Dziezgowski returned the call with another three-pointer for SVSU.
The third quarter was a bit rougher for SVSU, seeing only nine points added to their score. Ferris was only able to manage 14 of their own, leaving them with a hefty nine-point deficit.
The final quarter saw both teams excel with its offense. The two teams scored a total of 31 points. SVSU was able to make 15 free throws, pushing the team, 80-71.
The next game will be home on Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. against Grand Valley State University
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