GREEN BAY, Wisc. – After taking a 34-9 lead at halftime, Green Bay held off Elon and its much more productive second-half, moving past the visitors in Round 1 of the Preseason WNIT.
Green Bay (1-0) forced 27 turnovers from Elon (0-1) and enjoyed a 15-4 edge in made free throws. Mehryn Kraker came through with 22 points, four rebounds and five assists for Green Bay, who will host Little Rock in Round 2 with tipoff set for Sunday, Nov. 13 at 1 p.m. CT.
Jessica Lindstrom and Allie LeClaire each scored 12 points for Green Bay, and Lindstrom added 12 rebounds. The home team was just 4-of-21 from 3-point range, but they did enjoy a 39-30 edge in rebounds.
Lauren Brown had 17 points and four assists for Elon; Jada Graves added 21 points, and Jenifer Rhodes had 13 rebounds in 20 minutes of action.