Friday's Women's Basketball Recap

Whitworth 55, Puget Sound 49
A tough, defensive struggle went to the visitors on Friday as the Puget Sound women's basketball team fell 55-49 to Whitworth. The Pirates (13-5, 6-3 NWC) used a 10-0 run to start the second half to key the win.

Pacific (Ore.) 67, Willamette 55
Senior forward Paige Jensen of Pacific University, scored 14 of her 16 points in the second half to help the Boxers secure a 67-55 victory over Willamette University on Friday, Jan. 25 at Cone Field House. The Boxers improved to 12-5 on the season, 5-4 in the NWC, while Willamette dropped to 1-17 overall, 1-8 in the NWC.

Whitman 64, Pacific Lutheran 57
After a slow and predominantly defensive first half Friday night, Whitman's offensive strength in the second half helped it take home a 64-57 Nothwest Conference women's basketball win over Pacific Lutheran in Olson Auditorium.

Lewis & Clark 64, George Fox 59
A torrid second half by Tayler Wang, who scored 17 points in the period and 19 in all, enabled the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers to take sole possession of first place in the Northwest Conference women’s basketball race with a 64-59 victory over the George Fox University Bruins Friday night here at the Wheeler Sports Center’s Miller Gym.