Women's Hoops Rolls to Win over Iowa Wesleyan during Simpson College Classic

Women's Hoops Rolls to Win over Iowa Wesleyan during Simpson College Classic

Senior Holly Schneider led three players in double figures with 15 points and four steals, while Morgan Muhlbauer and Claudia Larsen each added 11 points, and the Buena Vista women's basketball team rolled past Iowa Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon, 79-54, at the Simpson College Thanksgiving Classic.

Schneider was 6-of-13 from the field while Larsen and Muhlbauer went a combined 9-for-23.  Muhlbauer also grabbed eight rebounds as Larsen pulled down five.

Jess Denholm and Jade Cunningham each came off the bench to connect on a pair of three-pointers and finish with eight points apiece.

The Beavers shot 38 percent from the field despite going 7-of-28 from three-point range.

Iowa Wesleyan held a 13-12 lead after the first quarter before the Beavers took over.  Iowa Wesleyan did not score another point until there was 2:35 left in the half as BVU built a 39-18 lead.

BVU maintained that cushion throughout the second half as IWU could not get any closer than 16.

The Beavers improve to 3-3 overall and will now open Iowa Conference play on Wednesday night, November 29, at 6:00 p.m.