Women's basketball falls at Michigan

Ann Arbor, MICH. -- Colorado State women's basketball moves to 5-3 on the season after an 83-72 loss at the University of Michigan on Saturday afternoon. The Wolverines improve to 8-1 win the victory.

 The Rams had a one-point lead at halftime, 40-39, but were unable to
hang on for the win after Michigan shot 59.3 percent from the field in
the second half.
Freshman Lindsay Thomas, getting her first career start, exploded for
17 points on 8-of-10 shooting all in just 16 minutes of play.  The
center from Sioux Falls, South Dakota had scored 16 points in the first
seven games for the Rams.  Senior forward Ashley Augspurger added 14
points, while senior guard Elizabeth English scored 12 off four
three-pointers and junior forward Joy Jenkins added 10.  Senior forward
Lisa Narkiewicz also chipped in a season-high eight rebounds to lead the
squad and Augspurger tallied a game-high five assists.
Michigan was led by Tabitha Pool with 24 points while LeeAnn Bies added
21, Stephanie Gandy scored 14  and Sierra Hauser-Price chipped in 13
points.  Pool also led the team with 10 rebounds and hit the only
four-pointers of the game for the Wolverines.
Colorado State will drive to South Bend, Indiana Saturday and face Notre
Dame on Monday afternoon.  Tip-off is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. (Eastern),
Noon Mountain.

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