Athletic Event

South Suburban College

Waubonsee edges nationally-ranked South Suburban to open the season

Conference: No

Opponent: Lady Chiefs at Bulldogs
64 - 60 (W)

Waubonsee rallied from five point halftime deficit to hang on for a season-opening 64-60 victory at nationally-ranked South Suburban College. The Bulldogs, ranked 15th in the nation in the NJCAA's Division II Pre-season poll, headed to the locker room with a 28-23 lead at the intermission. Waubonsee then out scored the host team 41-32 in the second half to grab the victory. Returning All-American Julianna Wadsworth led all scorers with 23 points. Coriesha Bailey contributed 16 points and Elizabeth Skaggs tallied a dozen points to give Waubonsee a trio of players in double figures. Tyler Brown-Henderson nearly posted a triple double for South Suburban leading the Bulldogs with 22 points, 10 rebounds, eight steals and four assists.