March 14, 2013 | Vol. 116 -- No. 47

Eagles follow script for sweep

Eastern tops ISU 67-61 in OT, rolls past Weber 70-53 on Senior Day

As Eastern Washington women’s basketball coach Wendy Schuller said, “I don’t know if we could have scripted the week any better.”

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Paul Delaney
Eastern Washington’s Jordan Schoening (10) and Weber State’s Jalen Carpenter (3) give chase to a loose ball as Lexie Nelson (13) and Carrie Ojeda (21) watch during during last Saturday’s Big Sky Conference women’s basketball game game at Reese Court.

Last Thursday night at Reese Court, her Eagles staged a big second half rally that forced overtime and Eastern scored a critical 67-61 win over Idaho State that solidified third place in the Big Sky Conference tournament.

Then Saturday afternoon, a pair of players had notable outings on their Senior Day as Eastern put together a pair of 35-point halves in a 70-53 victory over Weber State that closed out the regular season.

The combined result was Eastern...

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