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Women's basketball: Concordia downs Saint Benedict

Concordia claimed the win over Saint Benedict in MIAC action Wednesday night.

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COLLEGEVILLE, Minn — The Concordia Cobbers rallied to defeat St. Benedict 72-61 in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night.

The Cobbers' success was largely due to their lights out performance at the free-throw line. The team hit 19 of 21 (90%) from the line, led by Emily Beseman's 10 of 10 performance.

Beseman led the team with 16 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Makayla Anderson also got involved with 14 points and 10 rebounds. As a team, the Cobbers shot 24 of 64 from the field with five 3-pointers.

The Blazers stayed within reach for much of the game but gave up 10 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.

Carla Meyer led the Blazers with 15 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Sophia Jonas had 13 points and two rebounds. Gabby Martin had 12 points, five rebounds and two assists.

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The Cobbers move to 6-3 in the MIAC and 9-3 overall. They travels to Hamline for a 3 p.m. conference game on Saturday, Jan. 14, in St. Paul.

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