WBB: Women's Basketball Preview: MSU-Moorhead
Nov 9th, 2012 @ 8:36 am | Author: Viking Sports Admin
Opponent: Minnesota State University-Moorhead
VCSU vs. Minnesota State-Moorhead
Date: Friday, November 9
Time: 7:00 PM
Site: W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse
Vikings at a Glance: The Valley City State University Vikings were ranked one spot out of the NAIA Preseason Top 25 basketball poll in November. The Viking women received 42 votes in the coach's poll while the number 25 team in the nation received 46.
After dropping a three point game to the #2 ranked and three time defending national champion, Northwestern College to open their season last Friday, VCSU rebounded for a three point win versus another GPAC foe, Dordt College to even their record at 1-1 on the season.
The Vikings are shooting an even 50% from the floor after their first two games and are using a balanced scoring attack with Brittany Lehner leading the team at 15.5 points per game while Sierra Even has averaged 11.5 points off the bench.
The Opponent: This will be the first official game of record for the MSU-Moorhead Dragons. The Dragons were defeated by NCAA Division I North Dakota State in an exhibition game on Monday by an 83-65 score. MSU-M sports a revamped roster from last year's 2011-12 squad with nine freshmen new to this year's team.
Live video of the game can be accessed by clicking the link below.