2010 Cal Pac Tournament Preview - Semifinal

Simpson University Sports News


2nd Round Cal Pac Tournament - Semifinal

Feb 26, 2010 – 7:30 p.m.
Simpson University Lady Red Hawks vs. Menlo College
Haynes-Prim Pavilion - Atherton, Calif.



The Lady Red Hawks enter the semi-finals on the road at Menlo College in Atherton, Calif. The Lady Red Hawks are 2-3 on the road during conference play.   


The Lady Red Hawks defeated Pacific Union College 61-58 on Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the Heritage Student Life Center. The Pioneers gave Simpson a hard-fought game as they lead in the second half by as much as 10. The Lady Red Hawks were able to collect themselves and take the lead in the last four minutes of the game with tough defense and clutch free-throw shooting. Sophomore Paige Barrett led Simpson with 13 points, and junior Kylie Shaw and senior Alyssa Foster scored 10 and 12 points respectively.


On Feb. 20, on senior night, the Lady Red Hawks came from 18 points behind to defeat Menlo College 66-55. Shaw led Simpson in scoring with 15 points, seniors Dominique Simmons and Foster contributed 12 points each and Barrett followed with 13 points and five rebounds. Menlo was led by Gianna Covarelli with 16 points and Katelyn Guild with 13 points.


Menlo defeated Bethany 68-24 in the first round of the Cal Pac tournament. Senoj Jones led the Oaks in scoring with 12 points and three steals. Katelyn Guild leads Menlo in scoring this year with 10.3 points per game, and in rebounding with 8.5 rebounds per game. Senoj Jones leads with 2.4 assists per game and Carlie Stone averages 1.58 steals per game. 

Red Hawk fans: For the most up-to-date scores and results follow all home games via Twitter: twitter.com/goredhawks. You can follow the game live at http://http://simpsonu.edu/livebball.

Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.
(530) 226-4731