Ferris State Takes Michigan Tech To Wire In Tightly-Contested GLIAC Tilt

Ferris State Takes Michigan Tech To Wire In Tightly-Contested GLIAC Tilt

Postgame Video Highlights 

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's basketball team fell in a tightly contested contest by the final score of 74-64 to the Michigan Tech Huskies in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play on Saturday (Feb. 18) at Jim Wink Arena.

Junior forward Rachel McInerney paced all scorers and rebounders in the game with 20 points and eight boards, to go with four assists and a blocked shot. Sophomore guard Alexis Bush chipped in 12 points with four assists in the game as well.

The Huskies created their 10-point gap in the first quarter, outscoring the Bulldogs 22-12. For the rest of the game, the score was dead even at 52-52. 

The only quarter that was separated by more than a point outside of the first frame was the second quarter where the Bulldogs won 16-14.

For the day, the Bulldogs shot 38.9 percent and hit only three treys in the game. The Huskies shot 46.6 percent and hit six three-pointers for the evening.

Junior guard Leah Humes had 12 points off the bench as the third of three Bulldogs in double digit scoring figures. Humes shot 5-of-11 in 27 minutes on the floor for Ferris State and had two assists.

Freshman guard Emilee Kott led Ferris State with three steals and chipped in two assists as well.

On the glass, the Bulldogs won the battle 38-32 with Ferris State snatching down 15 offensive boards.

Four Huskies hit double-digits in the scoring department with Brenna Heise, Elizabeth Kelliher, Kelli Guy and Lindsay Winter all equaling each other with 13 points apiece to lead the Huskies.

Kelliher also had a team best six rebounds and game-high five blocked shots in the game.

Morgan Anderson had a game-high eight assists and three steals for the Huskies as well.

Ferris State won 13-7 in second chance points, but Michigan Tech held the margin in fast-break points at 12-5.

The Bulldogs wrap up the regular season with a home contest against Grand Valley State on Thursday (Feb. 23) inside Wink Arena in Big Rapids. Tipoff against the Lakers is slated for 6 p.m. (ET).