The Bloomsburg University women’s intramural basketball team recently won the championship title at the Pennsylvania Intramural Recreational Sports Association State Basketball Tournament at Shippensburg University. BU played three teams in their pool before advancing to the championship game.
The team won their games against Shippensburg University, 36-31; Dickinson College, 29-23; and East Stroudsburg University, 32-31. These three wins secured their spot in the championship game against East Stroudsburg.
They had a strong start in the championship game with two 3-point shots by Saige Hilsinger. Bloomsburg won the championship game against East Stroudsburg with a score of 38-26. The top scorer in the tournament was Shelby Weikel averaging 10 points per game. The team was lead to victory by the captain Saige Hilsinger.
“Overall the tournament was a lot of fun and the competition level was good,” said Hilsinger, describeing her appreciation of her teammates by adding. “I was extremely proud of everyone from that day. It was a long day, but definitely worth leaving at 7 a.m.”