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Shockers roll Redhawks

Sports Reporter

Wichita State’s Michaela Dapprich scored a career high 18 points in the matchup against the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks.

WSU defeated SEMO 67-46 on Saturday afternoon in Charles Koch Arena.

Dapprich went 6-9 from the field and 1-2 in 3-point shooting. In a spectacular shooting performance, she also added five rebounds and one assist.

The game started off in favor of the Shockers immediately, with a 6-0 run to lead 10-4. After that, the Shockers continue to strengthen the lead after great play by Michelle Price and Alex Harden.

Alie Decker and Kelsey Jacobs followed with an 11-0 run that brought the lead to 32-13 and forced SEMO to call a timeout. The teams traded baskets all the way up into the intermission. The score was 40-21 at the half.

Coming out of the locker room, there was another big run for the Shockers, led by Dapprich at the free throw line, and then two buckets by Price to give them a 53-27 lead.

The Shockers came up with another run, just like they had done the entire game, this time a 7-0 run that gave them the lead 65-38 with 1:24 left in the game.

WSU went on to win 67-46. The Shockers had four players in double digits, compared to the Redhawks who only had one (Patricia Mack).

The Shockers are in action next against the Air Force Falcons on Sunday at 1:05 p.m. in Charles Koch Arena.

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