MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) -- Sophomore guard Kiley Borowicz set a new single-game record for three-pointers as the Minnesota State University Moorhead women's basketball team defeated Augustana, 79-61 in action Saturday at Nemzek Fieldhouse. The victory was the 14th straight for MSUM, marking the third straight year the Dragons have had a winning streak of at least 14 games.
The Dragons are now 16-2 overall and 12-0 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference while Augustana fell to 17-4 overall and 9-3 in the league. MSUM holds a three-game lead in the NSIC standings over Minnesota Duluth, Augustana and Concordia-St. Paul with 10 NSIC games left.
Borowicz finished with a career-high 37 points — one away from the school record — and hit nine 3-pointers, breaking the previous record of eight held by current assistant coach Cassidy Thorson. Borowicz also added eight rebounds.
Junior forward Megan Hintz had 19 points and seven rebounds. Senior guard Jacky Volkert had a season-high 11 assists, just two away from the school record. Junior forward Madi Green had a game-high 10 rebounds.
MSUM led by as many as 15 in the first half but Augustana closed the lead to 34-29 at halftime In the third quarter, MSUM took control, outscoring the Vikings 24-10 to push the lead to 58-39, which was their largest of the night. Borowicz had a huge third quarter with 18 points.
The Vikings got as close as 11 in the fourth quarter but each time MSUM had an answer. The Vikings cut the lead to 63-52 but Hintz converted a three-point play seconds later to make it 66-52 with 5:46 left.
Sophomore guard Brooklyn Liegel had nine points off the bench for MSUM while redshirt freshman forward Peyton Boom had eight.
MSUM begins a stretch of four straight road games on Friday at Minnesota Duluth.