Finlandia Women's Basketball Sees The Pioneers Head Westward

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PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (WLUC) – Sophomores Harlee Froberg and Katie Lundeen scored in double figures as the Finlandia University women’s basketball team (0-2) lost 78-44 to UW-Platteville (1-0), Sunday afternoon at Williams Fieldhouse.

“Platteville is a great program,” said head coach Mariah Dunham. “They have a lot of height. They work hard but I don’t think we gave them all we could. We will rebuild from this weekend and get better.”

Both squads played on even terms for almost the entire first period. UW-Platteville took the early 4-0 lead. At the 8:18 mark, Froberg dropped in a 3-point bulls-eye that made it 4-3. Finlandia was two to four points behind until the two minute mark.

The Pioneers scored five points in the last 90 seconds to lead by nine, 14-5 at the end of the period. The Lions continued to play hard and a three-point play by Lundeen cut it to seven at the 6:16 mark of the second period. UWP scored the next eight points to effectively end the game.

For Finlandia, Lundeen had 11 points and Froberg scored 10.

For UW-Platteville, Maiah Domask had 24 points and nine rebounds.

Finlandia goes downstate, Friday, Nov. 15 to play #6 Hope. The game is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m.

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