JAMESTOWN, N.D. --- The South Dakota School of Mines women's basketball team closed out the 2012-13 season with a loss to Jamestown College, 72-58, Sunday afternoon at the Jamestown Civic Center in Jamestown, N.D.
The 13th ranked Jimmies earned their 10th home win and 22nd overall against the NCAA Div II Lady Hardrockers. SD Mines took the lead early by scores of 4-0 and 6-2, but after the Jimmies broke a 19-19 tie on an offensive rebound / put back by Bridget Schuneman, there were no more ties or lead changes.Jamestown took a 39-28 lead into halftime, thanks to Schuneman's 10 points, Hannah Steele's four assists and Amber Ramlo's 7 rebounds.The Jimmies shot 43.3 percent in the first half compared to 33.3 percent for South Dakota Mines. The rebounding advantage was 26-16 in favor of Jamestown in the first 20 minutes. The closest the game would be in the second half was, 40-37, with 16 minutes left.
Individually for the Hardrockers, senior Katie Strandholm led the 14-11 Lady Hardrockers with 21 points and Devyn Asche contributed with 13 markers. SD Mines ended the game 1 for 16 from beyond the arc. Sophomore Jordan Needens pulled down 10 rebounds in the last scheduled game for SD Mines.