Roadrunners Nearly Take Down Umpqua

Kalli Frieze led the Roadrunners with 20 points and 5 rebounds
Kalli Frieze led the Roadrunners with 20 points and 5 rebounds

ALBANY, Ore. — Kalli Frieze scored 21 points and Maddie Oakden added 15 but it wasn't quite enough as Umpqua outlasted the Roadrunners 73-70 in NWAC Southern Region women's basketball action Wednesday.

The loss dropped Linn-Benton to 4-5 in NWAC play and 10-11 overall, while Umpqua improved to 7-1/18-3.

Taylor Stricklin led the River Hawks with 19 points and 10 rebounds.

The Roadrunners are scheduled to host Portland CC on Saturday at 2:00 pm; however, inclement weather may cause the game to be rescheduled. 

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