January 5, 2013- Laura Patrick scored 18 points to lead four Lady Hornets in double figures as Emporia State upset #10 Ft. Hays State 69-54 on Saturday afternoon in White Auditorium.
The Lady Hornets trailed 33-26 at the half but used a 16-2 run in the second half to take control of the game.
Patrick had 18 points and four assists and was joined in double figures by Rachel Hanf with 11, and Jocelyn Cummings and Desiree Wylie with ten points each. Wylie led Emporia State with eight rebounds in just 13 minutes of action.
Kate Lehman led Ft. Hays State with 15 points and 16 rebounds. She scored the first 17 points of the game for the Tigers.
Emporia State is back in action on Tuesday, January 8 at Southwest Baptist. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m. at the Meyers Sports Center in Bolivar, Mo.
The Lady Hornets are now 21-9 all-time against nationally ranked teams in White Auditorium, 8-4 against teams in the Top Ten.