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Pilgrim Has Hot Hand But Women's BB Rally Comes Up Just Short

Steph Pilgrim

Steph Pilgrim (pictured) had 16 points and Jordan Sammons added 11 but Hamline's women's basketball team fell to a late rally and dropped their season opdener at Wisconsin Lutheran, 58-53, Friday night. The Pipers rallied from an early deficit to vault to an eight point halftime lead at 34-26.

The host Warriors charged back to take a seven-point lead at 54-47 with a minute to play. But Pilgrim and Kara Poirier nailed three pointers as Hamline cut the margin to 55-53 with 23 seconds left. The Warriors then hit three free throws to put the game away.

The Pipers face Wisconsin-Stout, which lost 88-48 to DePauw on Saturday in Milwaukee. Game time is 1:00 p.m.