BVU opens season by dropping pair at Cornell College Tourney

Malarie Gilley and Shelby Wiederhoeft each recorded double-doubles, but it wasn’t enough as Buena Vista fell to No. 20 Cornell 84-67 to wrap up play at the Cornell College Tip-off Tournament.

Gilley finished with a team-high 17 points and 11 rebounds while Wiederhoeft posted 12 points and a team-leading 13 rebounds. The two combined to shoot 12-of-15 from the field with Gilley also making 5-of-6 from the free-throw line.

Becca Pennington was also in double figures with 11 points, while equaling Susan Kies for the team-lead with three assists.

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