Lady Mavs Can’t Stop Fort Wayne

The Omaha women’s basketball team dropped a 76-65 road decision against Fort Wayne on Tuesday evening at the Gates Sports Center.

Juniors Amber Vidal and Jess Walter each scored a team-high 14 points to lead Omaha.  Vidal shot 4-of-9 from the field with a 6-of-6 effort at the free throw line.  She also added a game-high seven assists.  Walter finished 4-of-8 from the floor, including a 2-for-3 effort from behind the 3-point arc.

Junior Ellie Brecht scored 11 points on a 4-for-11 effort from the field.  Junior Courtney Vaccher added nine points and a team-best seven rebounds, and freshman Claire Killian chipped in nine points.

Omaha continues Summit League play on Saturday, Jan. 13, hosting Western Illinois.  Tipoff is set for 1 p.m. at Baxter Arena.