Sterling women win 3rd straight KCAC Regular Season Championship

Release Date: 
February 22, 2009

The #7 Sterling College women’s basketball team clinched their 10th KCAC Championship Saturday night, with a 65-50 win over the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, KS.
The Lady Warriors will have to share the title with Kansas Wesleyan University, who escaped Bethel College, 75-72, in their final game to finish the season also with a 16-2 record. Sterling will receive the #1 seed in the upcoming KCAC Post Season tournament and will receive the first of two bids KCAC bids to the NAIA Div. II Women’s National Tournament in Sioux City, Iowa, March 11-17, 2009.
Saint Mary, who fell to the Lady Warriors by thirty-nine points one month ago in Sterling, looked to avenge the loss, but Sterling was ready and not about to give up there chances at their third straight KCAC title. Sterling jumped out to 35-21 lead led by Megan Patrick’s ten first half points and cruised thro