Columbia College women's basketball team improves to 5-0

Monday, November 14, 2011 | 8:55 p.m. CST

 The No. 18-ranked Columbia College women's basketball team improved to 5-0 on Monday night, defeating Peru State University 65-49 in Nebraska. 

The Cougars led 35-31 at halftime and outrebounded the Bobcats 50-34 in the game. 

Cougars senior guard Airelle Eldridge led the team with 17 points, followed by fellow senior guard Kayla Rice who tallied 14 points.

Senior forward Amanda Phillips, who led the nation in blocked shots last season, had nine blocks and 16 rebounds. 

Columbia College puts their undefeated record to the test when they host Ottawa University at 7 p.m. Friday night.

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