Women's Basketball secures 82-62 win over UM-Dearborn

Women's Basketball secures 82-62 win over UM-Dearborn

(Dearborn, MI) – Concordia women's basketball faced UM-Dearborn on the road Saturday afternoon in WHAC play.  The Cardinals controlled the game throughout and cruised to an 82-62 win. 

Taylor Leatherman led the team with 25 points and 10 rebounds.  Samantha Dorn was a close second with 20 points.  Izzy Viau and Zaria Mitchner tied for third with 8 points apiece. 


Taylor Leatherman drove for three layups during a 7-0 run to start the game.  Samantha Dorn and Monae Palmer added a runner in the lane in a fast start for Concordia.  Ellie Kallner added a layup as UM-Dearborn pulled closer late in the quarter.  Zaria Mitchner and Samantha Dorn drained three throws and Asaria Turman scored inside, putting CUAA up 23-17 after the 1st. 

Samantha Dorn hit a 3-pointer to start the 2nd quarter, but UM-Dearborn pulled within 26-23 at the 8:30 mark.  Izzy Hadley made a free throw to start a 17-0 CUAA run in response.  Taylor Leatherman and Samantha Dorn remained strong scorers, Izzy Viau drove for a layup and Ellie Kallner made a triple.  Zaria Mitchner and Asaria Turman added baskets for a 43-25 lead at halftime. 


Taylor Leatherman scored to open the 3rd quarter.  Izzy Viau converted an "and-1" and Leatherman added free throws and a layup.  Samantha Dorn made two free throws and Izzy Hadley used her speed for a late layup, putting CUAA ahead 61-46 after the 3rd. 

Zaria Mitchner scored to open the 4th quarter.  Monae Palmer drove for a layup and Asaria Turman scored inside.  Samantha Dorn and Taylor Leatherman continued their standout days by pacing the offense down the stretch.  The Cardinals secured the 82-62 win as time expired. 


Concordia will remain on the road at Cornerstone this Tuesday at 5:30pm.