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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release

Jan. 19, 2009

Bearcat Weekly for the Week of Jan. 19, 2009

Bearcat Weekly .pdf file

Wednesday, January 21
Women's Basketball Northwest hosts Missouri Southern Bearcat Arena 5:30 p.m.
Men's Basketball Northwest hosts No. 13 Missouri Southern Bearcat Arena 7:30 p.m.
Friday, January 23
Track and Field Northwest at Iowa State Open Ames, Iowa 3 p.m.
Sunday, January 24
Track and Field Northwest at Iowa State Open Ames, Iowa 10:25 a.m.
Women's Basketball Northwest hosts No. 9 Emporia State Bearcat Arena 1:30 p.m.
Men's Basketball Northwest hosts Emporia State Bearcat Arena 3:30 p.m.

Men's Basketball (7-9, 2-7 MIAA)

  • Northwest starts a three-game homestand Wednesday night with Missouri Southern to close out the first half of the MIAA schedule.
  • Hunter Henry is leading the MIAA with a 13-game streak with double-digit points. He also leads the MIAA with 9.4 rebounds per game and is among the conference leaders in scoring (3rd), field-goal percentage (2nd), free-throw percentage (9th), steals (T-8th), blocked shots (2nd), offensive rebounds (1st), defensive rebounds (3rd) and double-doubles (1st).
  • Elijah Allen has scored 10 or more points in the last nine games. He's averaging 15.3 points in that span.
  • The Lions have lost three of their last four games.

Women's Basketball (6-10, 2-7 MIAA)

  • The Bearcats finish the first half of the MIAA schedule Wednesday night with Missouri Southern and start the second half Saturday afternoon against No. 9 Emporia State.
  • Northwest has won four of the last five home games.
  • Meghan Brue has scored double-digit points in 15 straight games and has recorded a double-double in the last three home games.
  • Missouri Southern is on a three-game winning streak which started with a 59-58 win against then-No. 3 Washburn.

Men's Track and Field

  • Northwest continues the indoor season this weekend at the Iowa State Open Jan. 23-24.
  • Ben McKim improved his provisional qualifying mark in the shot with 53-6 1/4 at the Nebraska Holiday Inn Invitational Jan. 17.
  • Jacob Dupin won the unseeded high jump Jan. 16 at Nebraska with a season-best 6-4 1/4.
  • In his first career indoor meet, Zach Layton ran 8:59.88 in the 3,000-meter run to place ninth in all-time performer lists.

Women's Track and Field

  • The Bearcats return to Ames, Iowa, for the Iowa State Open this weekend.
  • Anna O'Brien broke the program 5,000-meter record with 17:51.71 at Nebraska last weekend. She broke the record of 17:54.24 set by Lisa Basich in the same building in 1988.
  • Hannah Henry ran her best 60-meter hurdle time since 2007 and finished seventh with 9.14.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

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