2007
Women's basketball team wins in Rockford

Women's basketball team wins in Rockford
January 31, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

The Eagles women's basketball team got a yeoman's effort from senior Amanda Burditt in rolling to a 50-40 win at Rockford College in a Northern Athletics Conference game. The win helped the team improveall and 9-3 in the NAC. Burditt led her team with 13 points, including three baskets from long range that nseemed to deflate an RC comeback bid at each juncture. Burditt also had five rebounds and four assists. Lauren Zuro and Tamika Curtis each scored 11 points. Curtis also grabbed 12 rebounds for her ninth double-double of the season. The junior added three assists, two blocked shots and four steals, hitting five-of-nine from the field. Zuro also had five boards for the Eagles. She hit five-of-10 from the field and added a pair of steals to her tally sheet.

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