MERCED, Calif.- Looking to add another victory to their season, the Lady Pioneers headed to Merced in what would be thier second match-up against the UC Merced Bobcats. As the final buzzer rang, the Pioneers would find themselves on the losing end, 45-75.
From the start of the game the Bobcats came out with intensity, making the Pioneers work hard for every point. By the end of the first quarter the Pioneers were down my ten points, which doubled by the end of the second quarter.
The Pioneers returned from the half to go on a 6-2 run. Thier scoring spree was shortlived as the Bobcats dominated the game with the final score, 45-75.
Celina Ewing (FR/Loma Linda, CA) led the Pioneers with 11 points and seven rebounds. Imari Clinton (FR/Mill Creek, WA) added nine points with two assists. The Pioneers struggled to out rebound the Bobcats pulling in 30 to their 50.
Aubrey Hayes led the Bobcats with 15 points while teammate Courtney Danna led with nine rebounds.
The Pioneers look to play their last game of the 2016-2017 season in Vallejo, California against California State University Maritime.