PASADENA, Calif. – In the final home game of the season for the Caltech women's basketball team, Cal Lutheran posted a 77-34 win over the Beavers.
The two sides played the opening minutes of the game tightly as neither team held a lead larger than nine points. With Cal Lutheran (16-7, 9-3 SCIAC) holding a 20-15 lead with 10:24 on the clock, the game's momentum swung heavily into the visitors favor. The Regals closed the half with 22 unanswered points in taking a 42-15 lead into the locker room.
Cal Lutheran concluded those first 20 minutes by shooting 53.3 percent (16-for-30) from the field in building their lead. Their post players played a big role as well as they posted a plus-13 rebounding edge while outscoring Caltech 20-4 in the paint.
The visitors continued to put the pressure on in the second half as they built their lead by forcing Caltech (0-23, 0-12 SCIAC) into 15 turnovers while continuing their post pressure in taking the win.
The Regals posted a 42-28 rebounding edge and held a plus-26 point margin for points down low in the victory. They also used 16 offensive rebounds to record a 22-5 edge in second chance points.
Juarez continued her solid stretch during her senior campaign by recording team highs in points (10) and rebounds (12). Marlyn Moore pitched in a nine-point effort for the Beavers.
Starla Wright led all scorers with a 17-point evening in 20 minuttes. She also grabbed a team best eight rebounds. Keeley Anderson came off the bench to contribute 10 points.