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24-2 run leads to win over Lynchburg

Emily Krumpe

Three players scored in double figures as Denison rolled to a 59-36 win over Lynchburg in Greensboro, N.C.  The win improves the Big Red's record to 3-2.

Lynchburg took an 11-5 lead in the opening six minutes of play, but Denison would go on a 24-2 run that would stretch late into the second quarter.   During that span, the Big Red were 10-for-17 from the field while the Hornets committed six turnovers and went 0-for-11.  DU led 33-18 at halftime and would push its lead to 27 in the second half.

Kellie Arter led Denison in scoring with 19 points by going 7-of-11 from the field.  She was 3-of-5 from long range while also adding five rebounds and three assists.  Jordan Holmes logged her fifth consecutive double-double as she finished with 17 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks.  She needs only three blocked shots to become Denison and the North Coast Athletic Conference's career leader in the category.  Holmes is also averaging 19.0 rebounds per game this season.

Emily Krumpe followed with 10 points and six rebounds in 25 minutes.  The Big Red held a 46-31 advantage on the glass and that led to a 16-7 advantage in second chance points.  Lynchburg shot just 24 percent and were only 1-of-8 from 3-point range.

At the completion of the Guilford Classic, Holmes was named to the All-Tournament Team. 

Denison will return to action next Saturday, Nov. 28 when they travel to Chicago to take on North Park and Elmhurst in a weekend shootout.

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