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Laker Women Stumble at Grand Valley

Laker Women Fall to Grand Valley

Cullen Maksimowski,

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.— The Lake Superior State women's basketball team struggled on both ends of the court Thursday evening as it fell to Grand Valley, 80-40, in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match up inside the Delta Plex Arena.

With the loss, the Lakers fall to 0-14 overall and are 0-10 in GLIAC competition. Grand Valley improves to 15-3, 8-2.

LSSU finished the game shooting 36.4 percent from the field with a 25 percent clip from three-point range. GVSU shot 61.2 and 42.1 percent.

Lake State was outrebounded 29-14 in the loss and turned the ball over a 28 times, matching a season-high.

Junior guard Lexie Kohn led the Lake Superior offense with a season-high 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting including a 4-of-8 mark on triple attempts. Tamara Novic finished with six points and led the team with four rebounds.

Natalie Koening led the Grand Valley scoring attack with 22 points on 7-of-8 shooting and was 4-of-4 from three-point range. Cassidy Boensch finished with 14 points.

Lake State is back in action on Saturday as they head to Purdue Northwest to take on the Pride at 1 p.m.

The Lakers return home Feb.1 as they play host to Saginaw Valley in GLIAC competition. Tickets are available at the Norris Center Ticket Office or online at