APPLETON, Wis. — The Ripon College women’s basketball team used big second and third quarters Tuesday to roll to a 64-38 Midwest Conference victory over Lawrence University at Alexander Gymnasium.
Ripon outscored the Vikings 35-10 over the middle two quarter to pull away.
Maggie Oimoen went 11-for-13 from the floor on her way to a game-high 23 points for Ripon (16-6, 14-3 MWC). Eleanore Mueller added 11 points and nine rebounds for the Red Hawks.
Aubrey Scott came off the bench to pace Lawrene (2-20, 0-17) with 10 points. Olivia Hoesley added nine points for the Vikings.
Lawrence’s Nicole Cummins nailed a jumper to start the second quarter and cut Ripon’s lead to 14-11. Ripon then reeled off the next 14 points to push its lead to 28-11 with 3:53 left in the first half.
Ripon then opened the third quarter on a 17-3 run, capped by Mueller’s layup, to take a 45-16 lead with 4:43 left in the period. Ripon stretched the lead to as many as 35 points, and Lawrence never got closer than 26 the rest of the way.