Seasiders fall to Sea Lions

Kristin Baldwin recorded her 11th double-double and had four blocks against the Sea Lions.
Kristin Baldwin recorded her 11th double-double and had four blocks against the Sea Lions.

LAIE, Hawaii – BYU-Hawaii women's basketball ended its season with an 81-58 loss Monday to Point Loma at the Cannon Activities Center.

"I am proud of how this group has competed all season," BYU-Hawaii head coach Craig Stanger said. "The have represented SiderNation well. We had solid performances out of Kristin [Baldwin], Safia [Sheikh] and Ty [White] to keep within striking distance for a while, but unfortunately we had too many turnovers at key times that put the game out of reach."

Safia Sheikh led the Seasiders (10-16, 7-13 PacWest) with 19 points with four 3-pointers. Kristin Baldwin recorded her 11th double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Baldwin shot 100 percent from the free-throw line and added four blocks on the night. Tyvette White contributed 11 points and six assists.

Roya Rustamzada carried the Sea Lions (23-3, 17-2 PacWest) with 16 points and three 3-pointers. Alex Brunk, Kassidy Gengenbacher and Sydney Tonack each added 15 points. Brunk led with nine rebounds and three steals.

  • Rustamzada hit a 3-pointer to spark a 7-0 run, giving Point Loma a 9-3 lead five minutes into the opening quarter.
  • Baldwin connected on three consecutive jump shots to close the lead to 16-11 at the end of the period.
  • Sheikh answered the Sea Lions with two 3-pointers to keep it at 23-17 with 6:20 before the break.
  • Tonack added six points to an 8-point run to extend Point Loma's lead to 31-17 with three minutes to remaining in the half.
  • Madison West made a three to send the teams into the half with the Sea Lions leading 36-23.
  • Gengenbacher's layup sent Point Loma on a 9-0 streak to pull ahead 56-33 before the Seasiders scored four straight to end the quarter trailing by 19.
  • Sheikh led BYU-Hawaii on a 7-2 run to make it 75-52 with three minutes in the game.
  • The Seasiders recorded six unanswered points, but were unable to get any closer than . 

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