|Loras 15-9, 9-6 IIAC||10||16||16||28||70|
|Coe College 11-13, 6-9 IIAC||16||9||11||23||59|
|Feb. 15, 2017|
|Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Eby Fieldhouse|
|Loras||Indv. Leaders||Coe College|
|#50 Obendorf, Lori - 17||Points||#12 Hobbs, Aleena - 21|
|#32 Hutchins, Cyerra - 14||Rebounds||#12 Hobbs, Aleena - 9|
|#23 Oberman, Addie - 5||Assists||#32 Lehman, Jenna - 4|
|Loras||Team Statistics||Coe College|
|40% (24 - 60)||Field Goals %||38.2% (21 - 55)|
|35.7% (5 - 14)||3 Point Field Goals %||19.2% (5 - 26)|
|77.3% (17 - 22)||Free Throws||85.7% (12 - 14)|
|9||2nd Chance Pts||4|
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Loras College opened the second quarter on a 12-2 run, as the Duhawks beat Coe College 70-59 Wednesday night at Eby Fieldhouse.
The Kohawks jumped out to an early 11-6 lead in the first 6:06 of the game. Loras cut the lead to one, but Mickey Hansche (Iowa City, Iowa/City) hit a 3-pointer with 1:10 to play in the quarter and a pair of free throws with :02 left, giving Coe a 16-10 lead after the first frame.
Coe had the lead back at six when Lauren Stanich hit a layup to start a 10-0 run, as the Duhawks took a 22-18 lead with 3:14 left in the first half. Coe would score seven of the final 11 points in the half, but a free throw by Cyerra Hutchins with :15 left gave Loras a 26-25 lead at the break.
A pair of free throws by Aleena Hobbs (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Washington) gave Coe the lead back for the final time with 8:56 to play in the third quarter. Hutchins scored the next six points for the Duhawks, taking a 32-27 lead with 6:31 to play in the quarter. A quick 7-2 run, including a 3-pointer by Jordan Holmes (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy) with 4:19 left in the quarter, tied the game at 34-34.
Loras put the game away after that, going on a 13-2 run in the next 5:10 between the third and fourth quarters to take a 47-36 lead with 8:56 to play. Coe would cut the lead to eight three times in the next 3:20, but couldn't get any closer.
The Kohawks were 21-of-55 (38.2%) from the floor and 5-of-26 (19.2%) from 3-point range. Coe went over 200 3-pointers on the season for the third time in school history. The Kohawks have scored 1,686 points this year, the ninth most in school history. Loras was 24-of-60 (40%) from the field and 5-of-14 (35.7%) beyond the arc. Coe was 12-of-14 (85.7%) at the free throw line, while Loras was 17-of-22 (77.3%) at the charity stripe.
Hobbs had a game-high 21 points and nine rebounds. She moved into third on the career scoring list with 1,241 points, while becoming the fourth player in school history with 600 career rebounds. She joins Assistant Coach Kayla Waskow as the only players in school history with 1,200 career points and 600 career rebounds. Hobbs also broke her own single-season free throws made record with 137, as she moved into a tie for fifth in school history with 395 points this season.
Jenna Lehman (Iowa City, Iowa/Regina) had 12 points, while Hansche joined them in double figures with 10 points. Hansche moved into fourth in school history with 68 3-pointers this season. Holmes added six points. Lehman had six rebounds, while Rylee Claussen (Eldridge, Iowa/North Scott) had four boards. Lehman had four assists, while Hobbs and Destiny Smith (Monmouth, Ill./Monmouth) each had two dimes. Hobbs blocked two shots, while Holmes had a pair of steals. Hansche moved into a tie for seventh in school history with 105 career games played, while passing Waskow for the most minutes played in school history with 3,094.
The Kohawks (11-13, 6-9 IIAC) return to action on Saturday, as they host Dubuque (9-15, 5-10 IIAC). For the second-straight year, the Kohawks will face a "win and in" situation in the final game of the year. If Coe beats Dubuque, the Kohawks will lock up one of the final two spots in the Iowa Conference Tournament. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Eby Fieldhouse. The game will be the final women's basketball game in Eby Fieldhouse history. A link to live video and stats is available at CoeAthletics.com.