Bench play helps women's basketball beat Millikin

Bench play helps women's basketball beat Millikin

DECATUR, Ill. – Morgan Terpstra and Katie Ahrenholtz combined for 34 points off the bench as the Simpson women's basketball team beat Millikin 74-58 on Friday night.

Terpstra scored a career-high 19 points on 7 of 8 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds for the Storm (4-2), who won despite enduring a rash of injuries as of late. Ahrenholtz added 15 points, a season-high for the freshman.

Simpson broke open a close game early in the second half. Leading 41-37 with 14 minutes left, Aherenholtz hit a jumper to spark a 15-6 run. The Storm outscored the Big Blue (3-3) 33-21 to close the game out.

Yip Ypya scored 13 points to lead Millikin.

Simpson will face Robert Morris in Decatur on Saturday.

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