GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Louisville 82, Bellarmine 25

By STEVE BITTENBENDER
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Emily Engstler scored 12 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for No. 10 Louisville, which earned its first victory of the season in an 82-25 rout over Bellarmine.

The Cardinals (1-1) never trailed in the contest and put the game away early thanks to a 13-0 run midway through the first quarter that let them build a 24-7 lead with 2:21 left in the period.

The lead would grow throughout the first half to a 48-14 halftime lead. By then, Engstler, a Syracuse transfer, already had her first double-double (12 points and 10 rebounds).

After shooting just 28.6% against Arizona in 61-59 season-opening loss Friday, the Cardinals found their stroke on their homecourt. They shot 52.9% on Tuesday, with 12 of the 13 players scoring.

Hailey Van Lith added 11 points for Louisville. Junior Norika Konno matched her career-high with 11, and senior Ahlana Smith added 10, her best performance in her two seasons at Louisville.

The Knights (0-2) shot just 14.9 percent against their crosstown rivals. At one point, Bellarmine missed 17 of 18 shots over a nearly 14-minute stretch that included the entire third quarter. Kathleen Scott led Bellarmine with six points.


Bellarmine
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
L. Deel F 26 1-8 2-2 0-1 1-7 0 0 1 2 0 4
S. Coatney F 16 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-3 0 0 2 2 3 0
J. Johnson G 26 1-12 0-0 0-3 1-1 1 0 1 7 1 2
C. Knies G 22 1-11 0-0 0-4 1-2 0 0 1 2 3 2
K. Scott G 17 1-2 4-4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 4 3 6
A. Adwell 25 0-7 2-4 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 1 2
M. Keelin 20 1-3 1-2 1-3 2-3 0 0 0 5 2 4
P. Brown 18 1-1 0-0 1-1 0-1 1 0 0 2 0 3
L. Robertson 15 1-1 0-0 0-0 2-3 0 0 0 3 1 2
H. Stoklosa 9 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0
B. Harney 7 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Totals   201 7-47
(.149)
9-12
(.750)
2-12
(.167)
10-24 3 0 5 29 15 25


Louisville
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
O. Cochran F 18 2-5 0-0 0-0 4-5 1 1 1 1 1 4
H. Van Lith G 22 5-10 0-1 1-6 1-2 0 0 1 3 0 11
E. Engstler G 19 5-8 0-0 2-2 6-14 3 3 4 2 2 12
C. Hall G 19 2-7 0-0 0-1 2-2 3 0 3 0 0 4
K. Smith G 17 4-10 0-0 1-6 1-3 2 1 0 2 1 9
N. Konno 19 5-8 0-0 1-3 0-2 2 0 2 1 2 11
P. Verhulst 17 2-2 3-4 0-0 2-5 4 0 0 3 1 7
M. Robinson 16 2-3 0-2 0-0 1-6 3 0 2 3 0 4
A. Smith 16 5-9 0-0 0-3 0-3 1 0 1 1 2 10
L. Dixon 15 2-5 0-0 0-0 2-4 2 0 0 1 2 4
M. Russell 8 1-1 0-0 0-0 2-4 0 0 0 3 2 2
S. Schetnan 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 1 0 0 0
R. Parker 5 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 1 4
Totals   198 37-70
(.529)
3-7
(.429)
5-21
(.238)
22-54 21 5 15 20 14 82


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