LOVELAND, Colo. – The Colorado Chill of the National Women’s
League cruised to a 25-point victory over the Chicago Blaze at
Budweiser Events Center on Sunday afternoon by a final score of
The Chill used a 24-9 run early in the first half to jump out to
an 18-point halftime lead. During the stretch the Blaze were held
scoreless for periods of five and three-minutes.
The Chill were led in scoring by shooting guard Edna Campbell
who poured in 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting. As a team the Chill
shot a blistering 59 percent from the floor and 50 percent from
behind the three-point line.
Campbell is shooting 69 percent from the floor, including 83
percent (10-12) from behind the arc.
Four other Chill players scored in double figures in the win.
Jenny Roulier and Maren Walseth came off the bench to score 19 and
16 points respectively. Former CSU Ram Katie Cronin added 11
points, six rebounds and five steals, and Ruth Riley added 12
points and three assists.
With the victory the Chill moved to 2-1 on the season, and the
Blaze fell to 1-1. Colorado was in action Tuesday night against the
Springfield Spirit at the Budweiser Events Center. The next home
game is Feb. 3 against Springfield at 7:30 p.m.