Quantcast

Air Force women's basketball opens season with 75-54 loss - KOAA.com | Continuous News | Colorado Springs and Pueblo

Air Force women's basketball opens season with 75-54 loss

Posted: Updated:

Air Force women’s basketball opened the 2017 season with a 75-54 setback to Denver Friday night at Clune Arena.  Freshman Kaelin Immel led the Falcons with nine points. 

Denver opened up a one-point halftime game with a 29-14 third quarter to pull away.  The Pioneers were paced by Madison Nelson’s 26 points.  Samantha Romanowski added 14 points.

The Falcons hung tough early, holding Denver to 13 points in the first quarter and just six in the second.  The score was 19-18 in DU’s favor at halftime.

Air Force got even contribution across the board as seven players posted six-or-more points.  Seniors Dee Bennett and Erika Chapman and sophomore Sarah Pierce scored seven points each.  Senior Cortney Porter and freshmen Sophie Bynum and Alexis Springfield added six points each.

The Falcons played five freshmen on the night, with Immel and Bynum earning starts in their debuts.  Freshmen Emily Conroe and Naomi Hughes also made their debuts. 

Sophomore Jenn Urbaniak also made her Air Force debut, with three minutes in reserve.  Urbaniak missed her entire freshman season due to injury.  Pierce also played her first game in nearly a year as well.  Pierce returned from an jury suffered in just the second game of her freshman campaign.

Air Force did a good job of getting to the free throw line, attempting 34 free throw’s, compared to 23 for Denver.  The Falcons blocked four shots on the night, with Conroe leading the way with two.

Air Force returns to action Tuesday, Nov. 14, hosting Eastern Washington. 

WEATHER
Drive the Doppler
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • State Wrestling results

    State Wrestling results

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:55 AM EST2018-02-18 13:55:21 GMT

    2A Team Scores 1. Wray 197.5 2. Paonia 147.0 3. Rocky Ford 136.5 3A Team Scores 1. Alamosa 164.0 2. Eaton 145.0 3. Lamar 100.0 4A Team Scores 1. Windsor 159.5 2. Pueblo East 159.0 3. Pueblo County 158.0 5A Team Scores 1. Grand Junction 151.5 2. Pomona 146.0 3. Poudre 116.5

    2A Team Scores 1. Wray 197.5 2. Paonia 147.0 3. Rocky Ford 136.5 3A Team Scores 1. Alamosa 164.0 2. Eaton 145.0 3. Lamar 100.0 4A Team Scores 1. Windsor 159.5 2. Pueblo East 159.0 3. Pueblo County 158.0 5A Team Scores 1. Grand Junction 151.5 2. Pomona 146.0 3. Poudre 116.5

  • Special needs student punched on bus; Surveillance camera wasn't working

    Special needs student punched on bus; Surveillance camera wasn't working

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:07 PM EST2018-02-18 22:07:48 GMT
    Lexie BetzLexie Betz

    A district 60 parent is upset after she says a bully punched her 9-year-old daughter with special needs in the face. The incident happened on a school bus equipped with a video camera system, but News 5 Investigates uncovered the camera wasn't working. 

    A district 60 parent is upset after she says a bully punched her 9-year-old daughter with special needs in the face. The incident happened on a school bus equipped with a video camera system, but News 5 Investigates uncovered the camera wasn't working. 

  • Homeowner holds suspect at gunpoint until authorities arrive

    Homeowner holds suspect at gunpoint until authorities arrive

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:03 PM EST2018-02-18 22:03:17 GMT

    Fremont County Deputies were dispatched to the 800 block of Drake in Canon City on reports of people attempting to trespass into storage units.  The reporting party told deputies that there were "suspicious people" at the storage units trying to unlock the units attempting to get in.

    Fremont County Deputies were dispatched to the 800 block of Drake in Canon City on reports of people attempting to trespass into storage units.  The reporting party told deputies that there were "suspicious people" at the storage units trying to unlock the units attempting to get in.

Powered by Frankly

© KOAA.com 2018, KOAA.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?