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No.5 Stanford 92, Washington St. 74

February 22, 1998

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) _ Heather Owen scored 17 points and Milena Flores 15 to lead No. 5 Stanford to a 92-74 victory over Washington State on Saturday.

The Cardinal (17-5, 13-1 Pacific-10) won its 11th straight game and improved to 26-0 against the Cougars (11-13, 5-10).

Stanford shot 53 percent from the field (33-for-62) and 59 percent from 3-point range (10-for-17).

The Cardinal jumped out to a 57-36 lead at the half and was never threatened.

Owen finished 7-for-11 from the field and Flores hit all four of her field-goal attempts, including three 3-pointers. Flores also was 4-for-4 from the free-throw line and collected a game-high eight assists.

Stanford’s Vanessa Nygaard finished with 13 points and Regan Freuen added 12, hitting four of seven 3-pointers. Olympia Scott finished with nine points and a game-high eight rebounds.

Kristin Folkl, playing her third game since breaking two fingers against Texas Tech, finished with five points in 12 minutes off the bench for the Cardinal. She scored 26 points in a 71-59 victory at No. 21 Washington on Thursday night.

Jennifer Kerns came off Washington State’s bench to score 17 points and grab five rebounds. Yvonne Kunze added 16 points and five rebounds and Alke Dietel had nine points and five boards.

The Cougars, who lost 91-53 at Stanford on Jan. 22, shot 38 percent from the field (24-for-63) and 35 percent from 3-point range (8-for-23).

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