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Volkert, Dragons earn road win at Mankato

MANKATO, Minn.—Jacky Volkert scored 24 points and added nine assists to lead Minnesota State Moorhead to an 81-64 victory against Minnesota State-Mankato on Saturday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women's basketball at the Taylor Center.

Three other Dragons also scored in double digits, joining Volkert. Cassidy Thorson added 18 points and six rebounds. Drew Sannes had 11 points and 12 rebounds, while Kourtney Selensky chipped in 11 points and six rebounds.

The Dragons next play at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at Concordia-St. Paul.

Moorhead 26 44 59 81

Mankato 20 28 53 64

MOORHEAD (8-3, 6-2 NSIC): Volkert 5-16 13-13 24, Thorson 7-13 0-0 18, Sannes 4-9 0-0 11, Fech 2-2 0-0 4, Hintz 1-2 2-2 4, Selensky 4-8 0-0 11, Galegher 3-4 1-2 7, Swenson 1-2 0-0 2, Borowicz 0-3 0-0 0, Green 0-0 0-2 0, Liegel 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-60 16-19 81.

MANKATO (4-8, 2-4): Ziegler 5-12 5-7 15, Muth 4-14 2-2 11, Jordan 1-7 3-4 6, Anderson 1-7 0-0 2, Dahl 0-0 0-0 0, Klug 5-10 0-0 11, Tonsfeldt 3-8 1-1 8, Klitzke 2-5 2-2 6, Drost 1-5 0-0 3, Reed 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 23-71 13-16 64.

3-point goals: Moorhead 11-25 (Volkert 1-5, Thorson 4-10, Sannes 3-3, Selensky 3-5, Borowicz 0-1, Liegel 0-1), Mankato 5-20 (Muth 1-4, Jordan 1-3, Anderson 0-2, Klug 1-4, Tonsfeldt 1-3, Klitzke 0-3, Drost 1-1). Total fouls: Moorhead 15, Mankato 19. Rebounds: Moorhead 46 (Sannes 12), Mankato 38 (Muth 12). Assists: Moorhead 18 (Volkert 9), Mankato 8 (three players with 2). Steals: Moorhead 3 (Thorson 2), Mankato 2 (Muth, Klug). Turnovers: Moorhead 11 (Volkert 4), Mankato 7 (Anderson 3). A--362.

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