No. 9 Stanford 59, Utah 48
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) _ Bobbie Kelsey scored 17 points and pulled down seven rebounds to lead No. 9 Stanford to a 59-48 women’s basketball victory over Utah Monday night.
Rachel Hemmer had 10 points for Stanford (1-1), while Andrea Herold had 15 points and 15 rebounds for Utah (0-2).
Stanford took a 12-8 lead on a 3-pointer by Tara Harrington and extended it to 22-13 with 8:35 left in the half on a 3-pointer by Charmin Smith. Utah battled back with two minutes left in the half, going ahead 25-24 on an 18- footer by Teresa Totorica and leading 28-25 at the half.
Stanford surged ahead in the second half, leading 32-27 on a turnaround jumper with 12:48 remaining. The closest Utah came after that was 42-29 when Angie Bandy scored with 6:26 remaining.