Weber State women's basketball came out with another victory as it took down Westminster College, 64-58, on Wednesday afternoon.
"We need to continue to get better on defense and be able to get more stops," said head coach Bethann Ord. "Offensively, when we are aggressive and attack we do well. We'll continue to work and get better for each game moving forward."
The game started out slow for both teams as they struggled to sink any baskets. Westminster went on a six-minute scoring drought, and Weber State went on a four-minute drought in the first quarter. At the end of the first, the score was only 8-6 in favor of the Wildcats.
Weber State got warmed up in the second quarter and shot 10-of-19 from the field for a solid 52 percent. The Wildcats ended the second quarter on a 15-2 run and went into halftime with a 31-17 lead over the Griffins.
WSU managed to maintain its lead after the third quarter with a 42-37 score, despite Westminster outscoring the Wildcats, 20-11, in the third quarter.
Weber State pushed through the fourth quarter and came out with a 64-58 victory over the Griffins.
Weber State was led by Larryn Brooks who had 21 points. Jaiamoni Welch-Coleman had the standout performance of the game going 7-of-9 from the field for 17 points. Welch-Coleman also added three rebounds, two assists and two steals for the Wildcats.
Kailie Quinn had the game high in rebounds for the Wildcats as she pulled down eight boards. Jocelyn Adams also had a strong day on the boards as she pulled down seven. Emily Drake had the game high with four assists.
Weber State finished the day shooting 42 percent from the field, 19 percent from beyond the arc and 60 percent from the free-throw line. Westminster finished the game shooting 40 percent from the field and 30 percent from the beyond the arc, and it had a perfect game from the free-throw line going 7-for-7.
Weber State is now 3-1 overall on the season and will have one more game at home against Incarnate Word on Saturday, Nov. 25, at noon, before hitting the road for the first time this season as the team travels to CSUN and Oregon.