NEW ULM - The Martin Luther College women's basketball team picked up its first win of the season its home opener against Dakota State by the score of 71-59 Saturday afternoon.
The Knights finished with three players in double figures, led by 19 from Hannah Hackbarth. Hannah Rothe and Brittney Gossen each had ten points.
MLC received strong contributions of its bench, as Sara Willems and Leah Nass each had nine points and grabbed five rebounds.
MLC (1-4) will return to action on Monday when it travels to Waldorf College. The game starts at 5:30 p.m.
Men fall to Dakota State
NEW ULM - The MLC men's basketball team lost its home opener to Dakota State by the score of 72-59 Saturday.
Luke Rothe finished the game as the high scorer for MLC with a career-best 21 points. Galen Holzhueter added 13 points, and Josh Danell played a strong game inside against the bigger Trojans with eight points and a team-high 10 rebounds.
MLC (0-4) returns to action on Monday when it travels to Waldorf College.