|Coe College 6-7, 1-3 IIAC||18||9||11||23||61|
|Dubuque, Univ. Of 6-7, 2-2 IIAC||11||19||21||14||65|
|Jan. 4, 2017|
|Dubuque, Iowa - Stoltz Sports Center|
|Coe College||Indv. Leaders||Dubuque, Univ. Of|
|#12 Hobbs, Aleena - 24||Points||#23 Brinker, Emily - 15|
|#12 Hobbs, Aleena - 12||Rebounds||#01 Meyer, Abbey - 9|
|#05 Holmes, Jordan - 3||Assists||#01 Meyer, Abbey - 4|
|Coe College||Team Statistics||Dubuque, Univ. Of|
|35.2% (19 - 54)||Field Goals %||44.1% (26 - 59)|
|23.8% (5 - 21)||3 Point Field Goals %||19% (4 - 21)|
|90% (18 - 20)||Free Throws||75% (9 - 12)|
|6||2nd Chance Pts||4|
DUBUQUE, Iowa - A 15-5 run in the fourth quarter wasn't enough for the Kohawks on Wednesday, as Coe lost 65-61 to the University of Dubuque in the first game of the 2017 portion of the schedule.
Dubuque jumped out to an early 7-3 lead in the first 2:55 of the game. A pair of free throws by Aleena Hobbs (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Washington) with 6:46 to play in the first period started a 13-2 run by the Kohawks, as Mickey Hansche (Iowa City, Iowa/City) hit a layup with 2:17 left in the quarter to give Coe a 16-9 lead. Hobbs hit two more free throws with 1:14 left in the first frame, as Coe took an 18-11 lead after one quarter.
The Spartans opened the second frame on a 10-2 run, taking a 21-20 lead with 5:03 left in the half on back-to-back layups by Abbey Meyer. The Kohawks would answer with a 7-2 run in the next 1:27, as a 3-pointer by Hansche with 2:55 left in the half gave Coe a 27-23 lead. Dubuque ended the half on a 7-0 run, taking a 30-27 lead into the break at halftime.
Midway through the third quarter, Dubuque went on a 9-0 run over a 4:23 span, taking a 49-34 lead with 2:06 left in the quarter. Madison Boer hit a jumper with :12 left in the third frame, as the Spartans led 51-38 into the final quarter. Dubuque led 55-43 with 8:39 to play when Coe started the 15-5 run. Hobbs scored nine of the 15 points in the run, as her layup with :44 left cut the lead to 60-58. Emily Brinker hit a jumper with :18 on the other end, as Dubuque went back up 52-58. Jenna Lehman (Iowa City, Iowa/Regina) hit a layup and was fouled with :11 to go, as her free throw cut the lead to 62-61. Coe had the ball down 63-61, but turned it over with :06 left. Dubuque hit a pair of free throws on the other end for the 65-61 victory.
The Kohawks were 19-of-54 (35.2%) from the field and 5-of-21 (23.8%) from downtown. The Kohawks have now hit 117 3-pointers on the year, the ninth most in school history. Coe was 18-of-20 (90%) at the free throw line, the ninth best percentage in school history. Dubuque was 26-of-59 (44.1%) from the floor and 4-of-21 (19%) from beyond the arc. The Spartans were 9-of-12 at the charity stripe. Dubuque held a 19-5 advantage in bench points.
Hobbs recorded her fourth double-double of the season with 24 points and 12 rebounds. Hobbs was 13-of-15 at the free throw line, tying her own school record for most attempts in a game and tied for the second most free throws made in a game. Hobbs moved into eighth in school history with 376 career defensive rebounds, while becoming the 17th player in school history to play over 2,000 career minutes.
Hansche and Lehman each had 15 points, while Taylor Huber (Alburnett, Iowa/Alburnett) had five points. Hansche moved into 10th in school history with 397 career field goals made. Jordan Holmes (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy) and Hansche each had five boards. Lehman notched her 300th career rebound. Holmes had three assists, while Hobbs had a pair. Holmes, Hansche and Shelby Lehmann (Wadena, Iowa/North Fayette Valley) each had a pair of steals.
The Kohawks (6-7, 1-3 IIAC) return to action next Wednesday against Nebraska Wesleyan (6-5, 0-3 IIAC). Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Eby Fieldhouse. A link to live video and stats will be available at CoeAthletics.com.