The M State Spartan women's basketball team took to the road to face conference foe Minnesota West The Spartan women started the game off well in part to a big 2nd quarter. They outscored the Bluejays 18-6 in the second quarter to go into halftime leading 37-27. The Bluejays responded in the 3rd quarter erasing the Spartans lead. In the fourth quarter the Spartans found themselves in foul trouble and the Bluejays were able to squeak by 68-64. The Spartans fall to 0-4 on the season and 0-2 in the MCAC.
Alison Kranz posted a double-double for the Spartans. The freshman scored 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds. Jayna Gronewald added 13 points while Sabrina Fronning contributed 11 points. Fronning shined on the defensive end as she tallied 7 steals.
The Spartan women return home on Saturday to face MCAC foe Riverland Community College. Opening tip is scheduled for 1:00 pm.