Posted: Feb 15, 2020
IRVING, Texas -- Texas Lutheran Women's Basketball opened a 30-15 halftime lead over the University of Dallas and never looked back in a 68-47 conference road win Friday night over the Crusaders.
TLU improved to 9-13 overall and to 7-8 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. The Bulldogs won their second straight after stopping a five-game skid.
Dallas fell to 3-19 overall and to 1-14 in the SCAC.
Morgan Rodriguez scored 11 of the Bulldogs' 30 points in the first half. The sophomore forward hit five of her first seven shots.
Rodriguez finished the evening with 16 points, seven rebounds, and four assists.
Kasey Hairell added 12 points and eight rebounds, and Tara Molina recorded five assists, three steals, and four points.
Dallas made just 15 of its 52 shot attempts (28.8 percent). The Bulldogs shot 46.4 percent from the field and 41.2 percent from the arc.
Jordan Estrada came off the TLU bench and hit both of her three-point attempts.
TLU travels to Sherman, Texas next for Saturday's 6 p.m. conference contest against Austin College.