Led by senior Michelle Burns 19 points, the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team defeated St. Norbert College Tuesday night by the score of 61-57. The team improves its record to 2-0 on two road wins. Eau Claire played ranked Luther on Saturday and won 62-53.
St. Norbert loses its first game of the season. They previously beat Edgewood and Concordia. The Blugolds are now 15-2 against the Green Knights. Last year the Blugolds had to rally to beat the Knights after being down 25-20 at half. The same can be said for this year’s meeting. The Blugolds trailed at halftime 31-26.
Next up for UW-Eau Claire, they will host the Thanksgiving Showcase Friday night at Zorn Arena. The Blugolds play North Park at 8 pm.