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Saints report: Fix is in as junior guard helps St. Olaf hold off St. Scholastica in MIAC women’s basketball

CSS men’s hockey forced to postpone weekend games against UWS and Northland due to COVID-19 protocols.

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CSS men's and women's basketball returned to action Wednesday, Jan. 12, while men's hockey was slated to play UWS and Northland but is off this weekend due to COVID-19 protocols.

DULUTH — Junior guard Cassie Fix had 19 points, six steals and four rebounds as St. Olaf held off St. Scholastica 67-55 in MIAC women’s basketball Wednesday, Jan. 12, before 42 at Reif Gymnasium.

Sarah Tangen added 17 points and Sophia Kormann chipped in 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Oles (4-9 overall, 3-7 MIAC), who never trailed but could never pull away, either. They outscored the Saints 17-13 in the fourth quarter to secure the win.

Miranda Broberg scored 18 points to lead CSS (0-12, 0-10) while sophomore forward Liz Frase of Proctor scored 12 points off the bench. Karlie Nixon and Megan Hurley also scored in double figures 11 points apiece for the Saints, who were outrebounded 17-5 on the offensive glass and had a 24-4 disadvantage in second-chance points.

St. Scholastica continues MIAC play with another home contest at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, against Gustavus.

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL

Oles, Bledsoe blitz Saints

Dominic Bledsoe had 21 points, five steals and five assists and St. Olaf used a huge first half in cruising to a 75-58 MIAC men’s victory before 96 in Northfield, Minnesota.

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Connor Martin (11 points) and Charlie Haff (10 points) also scored in double figures for the Oles (8-6 overall, 4-5 MIAC), who led 47-22 at halftime.

A pair of Duluth East products, Isiah Hendrickson and Noah Winesett, led the Saints (2-11, 1-8) with 12 and nine points, respectively.

CSS returns home for another MIAC contest at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, against Gustavus at Reif Gym.

COLLEGE MEN’S HOCKEY

Saints forced to postpone weekend games

The St. Scholastica men’s hockey team has been forced to postpone a pair of weekend games due to COVID-19 protocols, Friday, Jan. 14, at Wisconsin-Superior and Saturday, Jan. 15, at Northland College.

The teams are hoping to reschedule, with the dates and times to be determined.

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