Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Four Cardinals score in double figures as SVSU cruises past Findlay

Four Cardinals score in double figures as SVSU cruises past Findlay

UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University women's basketball team defeated the Findlay University Oilers 83-52 on Saturday at James E. O'Neill Jr. Arena. SVSU moves to 2-0 overall following the opening weekend of the season.

How it happened: 

  • The opening quarter was close, as the Cardinals led 14-13 after one
  • In the second quarter, SVSU outscored the Oilers 24-9 and took a 38-22 lead into the locker room.
  • Ashley Buchholz hit three 3-pointers in the second to help the Cardinals pull away.
  • Findlay was never able to dig itself out of the hole, as the Cardinals outscored the Oilers in the second half 45-30.

Inside the Box Score: 

  • Four Cardinals scored in double figures, Maddie Maloney scored 19 points on 6-12 shooting to lead SVSU, Ashley Buchholz added 15, Maddie Barrie had 14, and Jessica Massey chipped in 10 points.
  • SVSU out-rebounded the Oilers 34-21, Massey led the Cardinals with five rebounds.
  • Maloney played a team-high 31 minutes.
  • SVSU shot 30-63 from the field, 17-36 from 3-point range, and 6-6 from the free-throw line. The Oilers shot 16-36 from the field, 5-9 from three, and 15-19 from the line. 
  • The Cardinals had 21 assists compared to seven from Findlay. 

Up next:

The Cardinals will travel to Ohio Dominican University at 6 pm Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio. 

Weekend Recap with Head Coach Jenny Pruett Below: