CARDINALS DEFEAT TRINITY IN FLORIDA TOURNAMENT (Jan. 3, 2006)

MIAMI, Fla.-- Kristen Linderoth scored a career-high 19 points as the CUA Cardinals dominated the low post in defeating the Trinity College Bantams, -46 in the first round of the Florida Sunshine Shootout at Florida Memorial University.

Linderoth was 8-for-11 (73%) from the floor and led the Cards with seven boards, helping the Cardinals shoot 52% for the game and outrebound the Bantams, 35-32. Forward Shannon Mertz added 14 points and six rebounds  Jackie DeBorger scored 13 points and was 33% (3-for-9) from beyond the arc. CUA capitalized on Trinity miscues by scoring 15 points off 17 Bantam turnovers.

The Cardinals advance to the championship game of the Sunshine Shootout at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 4.



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