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Women's basketball team loses opener

Nov. 16, 2007 - The Fontbonne University women's basketball team lost their season opener tonight to Wisconsin Lutheran College 81-65 in the Dunn's Sporting Goods Tip-Off Tournament in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Fontbonne nows plays the loser of Wartburg College and St Benedict tomorrow at 1:00 pm.

Fontbonne was led by juniors Amber Karnes (14 points) and Katherine Kirby (10 points and nine rebounds). The Griffins made only 24 percent of their three-point field goal attempts and committed 27 turnovers while recording only six assists. Fontbonne trailed 41-27 at halftime and never could trim the margin. Wisconsin Lutheran was led by Britany Lindert with 23 points.