College Sports

Lady Lynx add a win over Park University

The Lindenwood University-Belleville women’s basketball team beat the Park University Pirates 81-46 Thursday evening in Lynx Arena.

The Pirates came out strong in the first half, forcing the Lady Lynx into multiple turnovers in the first quarter. The Lady Lynx found their rhythm though late in the quarter and led 16-14 going into the second quarter.

The Lynx continued to distance themselves from the Pirates in the second quarter and held a 32-22 lead at halftime.

The Lady Lynx outscored the Pirates 26-7 in the fourth quarter while shooting 57 percent from the floor and 53 percent from beyond the three-point line during the second half.

Junior guard Brianna Mueller led the Lady Lynx with 23 points, seven rebounds and three assists. Sophomore guard Hailey Erdman added 15 points, three rebounds, and six assists.

The Lady Lynx will travel to St. Louis to resume conference play Saturday afternoon when they take on Harris-Stowe State University at 3 pm.