Concordia women's basketball edges out Hamline

Concordia Cobbers

MOORHEAD – Free throws made the difference in Concordia's 54-50 win against Hamline Wednesday night in Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball.

After Hamline led most of the fourth quarter, Concordia pulled ahead with 15 seconds left, when Amber Lingen made two free throws to give the Cobbers a 51-48 advantage. Autumn Thomspon, who came off the bench to score eight points, sunk two free throws with eight seconds on the clock, followed by Elizabeth Birkemeyer, who made a free throw in the final second of the game.

Grace Wolhowe led the Cobbers with 13 points, four assists and two rebounds. Reilly Geistfeld led the Pipers with 17 points.

Concordia improved to 7-7 overall and 4-3 in the MIAC, while Hamline fell to 8-6 overall and 3-4 in the MIAC.

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