Entrance to WECU Court at Carver Gym. PHOTO: Doug Lange
WWU Women Host Saint Martin's Tonight
February 14, 2019
The Western Washington University women’s basketball team returns to the hardwood tonight. The Vikings host Saint Martin's at Carver Gym in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference match-up.
WWU is 12-10 overall and in 5th place in the GNAC standings with a 7-7 conference record. The Saints come into tonight's game with a 5-17 overall record, currently in 10th place in the conference with a 3-11 mark.
Both teams are looking for a win after stumbling as of late.
The Vikings lost their last game in the final minute February 9th, falling to Concordia 60-57. They have dropped 5 of their last 8 games. Saint Martin's is looking to break a three-game losing streak.
It's the second meeting of the year between the Vikings and Saints. WWU beat Saint Martin’s 75-67 on January 19th on the road in Lacey. Bobbi Westendorf lead the way with a near double-double of 9 points and 12 rebounds. Anna Schwecke also had 17 points on 7-for-8 shooting.
The numbers favor Western. WWU leads the all-time series 71-10, with a current 23-game winning streak dating back to Feb. 21, 2008. Going back to 1998 the Vikings are 42-1 vs. the Saints.
Tip-off on WECU Court at Carver Gym is scheduled for 7:00pm.
- Doug Lange
* Info from WWU Athletics used in this story