Jimmie women fall at nationals, season endsEastern Oregon defeated Jamestown College 76-62 in the round of 16 at the NAIA national basketball tournament on Friday.
By: Dave Selvig, The Jamestown Sun
Eastern Oregon defeated Jamestown College 76-62 in the round of 16 at the NAIA national basketball tournament on Friday in Sioux City, Iowa.
The Jimmies led 12-7 early, but the 33-2 Mountaineers scored 23 of the next 24 points and never trailed again.
Eastern Oregon has won 27 straight games and will face Davenport of Michigan in the Elite 8 Saturday.
The Jimmies, who were led by senior Bridget Schuneman with 17 points, tied a school record with 27 wins. It was the second straight season they advanced to the Sweet 16 at nationals.
Hannah Steele had 13 points and five assists, but fouled out with more than seven minutes to play. Carly Jensen added 11 and Amber Ramlo pulled down 10 rebounds for the 27-6 Jimmies.
Brooke Randall led the Mountaineers with 23 points.