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August 13, 2013

Women finish perfect run in Brazil

Sophomore Natalie Tomerlin scored 10 points and had two rebounds as Augustana completed a three-game sweep in Brazil with a 57-28 victory over Club Municipal in Rio de Janiero.

RIO de JANIERO, Brazil - The Augustana Vikings women's basketball team put the finishing touches on a successful, and perfect, trip to Brazil with a convincing 57-28 victory against the Over-23 Club Municipal team. Second-year head coach Mark Beinborn's team went undefeated, winning all three of its games.

Senior Jessica Baids (West Chicago HS, Carol Stream, Ill.) recorded her second straight double-double of the trip to lead the way. She scored 15 points and pulled down 11 rebounds. The only other Viking in double figures in scoring was sophomore Natalie Tomerlin (Hinsdale South HS, Darien, Ill.) with 10 points.  

Senior Amy Hicks (Rockford Christian HS, Rockford, Ill.) had seven points and six rebounds and senior Molly Etheridge (Normal Community HS, Bloomington, Ill.) put up six points and seven rebounds.