Ashland University Women’s Basketball advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Tournament after defeating the Grand Valley State Lakers 77-62 on Saturday, Mar. 11.
Inside Kate’s Gymnasium, the #1-seeded Eagles withstood the Lakers, overcoming a seven-point second quarter by scoring 43 points in the final two quarters.
Junior forward Andi Daugherty tallied her fourth double-double in six career games against the Lakers, scoring 21 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.
Junior forward Laina Snyder added 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting.
The Eagles now prepare for the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament Championship game on Monday, Mar. 13.
The Eagles’ victory over Grand Valley State can be heard in its entirety below.