La Sierra NEWS
Big Win on Senior Night
Big Win on Senior Night
Sat, Feb. 4, 2012 - [Women's Basketball]

Ashley Baumgaertel and Melissa Bustamante led the Golden Eagles as they defeated Arizona Christian University 104-102 in overtime on the last home game of the season. This was a special night because it was the night to honor our 2 seniors who have done incredible things for our basketball program.

The Golden Eagles came out motivate and looking for a win against the Firestorm. Melissa Bustamante had 8 rebounds and 3 assists in 32 minutes. Ashley Baumgaertel added 7 rebounds and 19 points in 21 minutes.

Natalia Hawthorne led the Eagles with 32 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assist, and 7 steals. Joirdan Jones had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Britany Walker had a huge game with 20 points and 11 rebounds.

Joirdan Jones scored the last 3-point shot with 8 seconds left in over-time to win the game 104-102.

The Golden Eagles will like to Thank Melissa and Ashley for all the hard work they put into this program! Thank you seniors!

You can watch the game highlights at the YouTube window at the bottom of our website!