December 9, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw, ranked fifth in the latest coaches' poll and 10th by D3hoops.com, improved to 6-1 overall and 1-0 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference with an 81-53 victory over visiting Rose-Hulman. The Engineers dropped to 5-3 overall and 0-1 in SCAC play.
A 17-0 first-half run took the Tigers from a one-point lead to an 18-point advantage over a six-minute span on the way to a 41-24 halftime advantage. DePauw opened the second half with a 5-0 run and led by as many as 29 over the final 20 minutes.
Four Tigers scored in double figures led by Bridget Bailey (pictured right) with a career-high 15. Lindsay Houin posted her second career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Amy Argetsinger and Sarah Zondor each added 10 points. Suzy Doughty dished out a career-high seven assists, while Caitlin McGonigal also establised a career high with five.
Rebekah Forsyth paced the Engineers with 21 points and seven rebounds. Jill Floyd led Rose-Hulman with fove assists.
The Tigers held a 39-22 advantage on the boards in the victory.
The Tigers return to action on Tuesday, December 21, when they face Ripon College in the D3 Desert Shootout in Las Vegas. Rose-Hulman hosts Mount St. Joseph on Saturday.