Broncos capture first two wins of the season

By Giuliano Djen

On Tuesday the Cal Poly Pomona women’s basketball team defeated the Biola University Eagles 61-51, and on Saturday it won 66-46 against the Hope International University Royals.

With the two wins, the Broncos now hold an overall record of 2-4.

On Tuesday, the Broncos faced off against Biola University.

The Broncos were behind at first, but they managed to take the lead before the half.

The half finished with the Broncos leading 28-21, a seven point lead over the Eagles.

The second half opened up with the Broncos scoring consecutively on Biola, until the Eagles scored their first points five minutes into the quarter.

The minor comeback by the Eagles was not enough, as the Broncos jumped to a 44-27 lead.

The game ended with a score of 61-51. The Broncos had a free throw percentage of 64.5, two blocks and 49 rebounds. Biola University had a free throw percentage of 60, four blocks and 35 rebounds.

“We actually made big strides on Saturday. Even though we lost this last week, we just used that momentum and came back tonight and brought it early, so that was good,” said Head Coach Danelle Bishop.

On Saturday the Broncos won 66-46 against Hope International University.

Hope University jumped out to a 17-13 lead, and the Broncos trailed four points.

The points started rolling in for the Broncos, as they played an aggressive on offense.

The first half ended with a score of 31-26, favoring the Green and Gold. The second half opened with the Broncos continuing their offensive play against the already intimidated Royals.

The Broncos took advantage of the cracks in the Royals’ defense and used them to their advantage to score points.

The game ended 66-46, with the victory going to the Broncos. The Broncos had a free throw percentage of 63.6, 56 rebounds and 14 personal fouls. The Royals had a free throw percentage of 20, 32 rebounds and 21 personal fouls.

The Broncos will return to Kellogg Arena on Wednesday to face off against Cal State L.A. for their first conference game of the season.


Courtesy of Bronco Athletics

Women’s basketball

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