Hope Women Advance to Division 3 Elite 8

Posted at 11:47 PM, Mar 08, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-09 11:35:54-05

WHITEWATER, Wisc – Hope College women’s basketball team defeated St. Thomas (MN) 71-61 to advance to the Elite 8 of the NCAA division 3 tournament.  Brittany Berry (GR Catholic Central) led all scorers with 20 points, Liz Ellis (East Grand Rapids) scored 11 and Courtney Kust added 10.  For the game Hope shot 57% including 65% in the 2nd half.

The Dutch advance to play the host Wisconsin-Whitewater Saturday at 7 p.m..  Hope defeated Whitewater 63-52 in Holland back in December.  The winner of Saturday’s game will advance to the Final Four next weekend at Hope’s DeVos Fieldhouse.