COLUMBIA — The Columbia College women's basketball team defeated Park University 89-63 at The Arena at Southwell Complex on Saturday.
Columbia College continued its undefeated run in conference play, moving to 9-0 in the American Midwest Conference and giving head coach Mike Davis his 250th win with the Cougars.
Senior guard Janita Session led the Cougars with 17 points and also had seven rebounds. Freshman guard Heather English added 15 points and senior center Denise Rosario had 14 points, eight rebounds, and two blocks.
Junior guard Kayla Rice was one point away from a double-double and finished with nine points, 10 assists, and five steals.
Columbia College traded the lead seven times in the first half and only had a two-point lead, 41-39, at halftime. The Cougars opened the second half with a 21-4 run to take a commanding 62-43 lead. They shot 58 percent from the field and made 50 percent (7-of-14) of their three-pointers.
Columbia College will host McKendree University at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at The Arena at Southwell Complex. Columbia College beat McKendree 75-59 when they played Jan. 13.