Lady Bobcats start season strong

This past weekend, the MSU women’s basketball team shot out of the gate with a 2-0 start to the season.

On Sunday, the Bobcats went to Fort Collins, Colo. to face Colorado State. The women came out victorious, overthrowing the Rams 58-53. MSU senior forward Rachel Semansky led the team defensively with 11 rebounds and two steals while sophomore guard Kalli Durham led the team in points with 15.

After their victory in Fort Collins, the ladies travelled to Denver, Colo. to play against the University of Denver Pioneers. The women put a beat-down on the Pioneers with a 73-55 win.

Semansky led the team in scoring with 14 points. The team dominated defensively with eight blocks and 18 steals to Denver’s four blocks and nine steals.

The Lady Bobcats will take on the Clemson Tigers in the first round of the Southern Methodist University Invitational Tournament on Friday, Nov. 23 in Dallas, Texas. For more information about the team, visit the MSU athletics site at www.msubobcats.com.