WolfPack women fall to South Suburban


Morgan Witthun

Madison College’s Taylor Ripp drives through the lane against Harper College.

Clarion Staff Report

Madison College’s hopes for back-to-back victories for the first time since December were dashed by a disappointing second quarter.
After taking a 14-13 first quarter lead, Madison College allowed South Suburban College to outscored them, 23-12, in the second quarter and went on to suffer a 71-53 loss at home on Feb. 11.
Jordanna Davis and Emma Paulsen led the WolfPack with 14 points each, while Kayla Staveness scored 11 points.
Madison College’s record now stands at 8-17 overall and 1-5 in conference play. Two games remain on their schedule before the regional playoff. The team plays at Harper College on Feb. 16 and at Rock Valley College on Feb. 21.

Madison College 80, Harper College 65
A solid offensive effort led Madison College to score 80 points for the second time this season and post its first conference victory with an 80-65 win over visiting Harper College on Feb. 7.
Taylor Ripp and Davis both scored 19 points to lead the WolfPack. Ripp hit seven of 13 shots and had 15 rebounds for her 11th double-double of the season and fifth in the last seven games. Staveness and Mikala Williams both had 12 points in the game.

Joliet Junior College 71, Madison College 67, OT
Despite leading most of the fourth quarter, Madison College was unable to hold off Joliet Junior College and lost, 71-67, in overtime on Feb. 2. Staveness scored a career high 20 points in the loss to lead Madison College. Davis added 13 points, while Ripp scored 12 points.

College of DuPage 71, Madison College 61
A second-quarter scoring drought proved costly as Madison College fell to College of DuPage, 71-61, on Jan. 31. Madison College was outscored 21-9 in the second quarter.
Davis led Madison College with 20 points, the sixth time she has scored 20 or more points this season. Ripp posted 14 points and 13 rebounds.