by Brandon Loiler, Sports Information Assistant
WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Behind Madison Moffat's 17-point performance (6-9 FG), the Whitworth women's basketball team handed Colorado College a 13-point loss (65-52) in Whitman's Kim Evanger Raney Classic on Friday night.
After taking a 26-20 lead into the half, the Pirates added a 15-point third quarter on six points from Kuehn to stretch their lead to 11 (41-30) heading in to the final period. Moffat would finish out her season-high 17-point performance with a six-point fourth quarter.
Three other Pirates scored in double figures, Erika Kuehn contributed 13 points and Grace Douglas and Callie Harwood added 10 apiece. Whitworth finished shooting 39.7% (23-58) from the floor and 23.1% (3-13) from behind the arc in addition to knocking down 76.2% of their free throw attempts (16-21). Kuehn led the Pirates with three assists.
Casey Torbet led Colorado College with 17 points on 7-12 shooting and six rebounds. Christina Bowman added 13 for the Tigers.
A 15-9 differential in offensive rebounds gave Whitworth a 36-31 edge in total boards for the game. Callie Harwood, Grace Douglas, and Faith Cebula collected five rebounds apiece to lead the Pirates in that category.
Coming Up: The Pirates are back in action Saturday, Dec. 10, taking on Louisanna College at 4:00 pm in their last game at the Kim Evanger Raney Classic hosted by Whitman.