By Brad Blume, Sports Information Director
DICKINSON, N.D. --- The South Dakota School of Mines women's basketball team improved its season record to 8-3 Sunday afternoon win a big win over the Dickinson State Lady Blue Hawks, 68-52, to close out the Lady Hardrockers' road trip in Dickinson, N.D.
SD Mines held a six-point advantage at the half, 38-32, and bettered the home team, 30-20, for a well-earned victory. The Hardrockers shot 43 percent in the game, making good on 24-56 shots including eight three-point goals while Dickinson converted 16-53 for 30 percent. The Lady Hardrockers had 11 different players score and tallied a total of 17 assists.
The Hardrocker seniors took charge on offense as both Katie Strandholm and Hillary Hawkins cashed in for 15 points, while freshmen Olivia Antilla, Jessica Shull and Devyn Asche all contributed with six points apiece. Freshman Alexis Long had three points in the game but led her team with six assists and a steal.
The Lady 'Rockers get the week off before heading the Arizona for a pair of back-to-back games against Arizona Christian on Friday (5:30 p.m.) and Saturday (2 p.m.) in Phoenix.