The first game was played against Doane with an overwhelming score of 85-45. During the first half, NW held a commanding lead of 45-14. This was held throughout the second half with the Raiders putting up 40 points compared to Doane’s 31.
This game was the opening of the GPAC play for both teams, with NW ranked second.
Sophomore Kami Kuhlman was the leading scorer of the game, achieving 15 points.
The following game was played at Mount Marty, who came into the match-up undefeated. This did not faze the Raiders.
In the first half the two teams were neck-and-neck, leading the Raiders by six at the end of the half 40-46. They didn’t stay behind for long, however. In the second half NW scored an additional 41 points while Mount Marty only managed to attain 22, bringing yet another victory to the Raiders.
The winning streak continued in a rivalry game against Dordt with a final score of 66-55. NW won 22 straight games against Dordt since losing to them in the 1997-98 season.
The Raiders average 77 points per game and junior Becca Hurley, sophomore Kami Kuhlman and freshman Kendra De Jong all average double figures in scoring. The team also celebrates earning the top spot in the NAIA division II women’s basketball poll.
NW’s record currently sits at 7-1 as they will host Dana at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5.