SOUTHEAST MISSOURI 82, SAINT FRANCIS (PA) 50
Fairfax, VA – Southeast Missouri bolted to a 15-0 lead and outscored Saint Francis by a 23-4 margin in the first quarter Friday in a consolation round game of the Preseason WNIT.
The Redhawks (3-1) will play either George Mason or Old Dominion in Round 3, with tipoff set for Saturday at a time to be announced. Saint Francis (0-2) will face the loser of the Old Dominion-George Mason contest, also on Saturday.
SEMO shot better than 52 percent from the field and benefited as Saint Francis was just 23.5 percent from the floor and 6-of-31 from 3-point range.
The Redhawks were paced by Ashton Luttrull (18 points) and Tesia Thompson (18 points 11 rebounds). Kaley Leyhue hit three 3-pointers and closed with 11 points.
Caitlyn Kroll had career highs in points (16) and rebounds (10) for the Red Flash.