Western women reach GNAC final

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  • Friday, March 7, 2014 11:00pm
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LACEY — Shooting guard Katie Colard scored a game-high 23 points and point guard Jenni White added 15 points and tied her career high with nine assists as Western Washington held off Saint Martin’s for an 81-71 semifinal victory Friday at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Forward Sydney Donaldson, a junior from Edmonds, had 17 points for the second-seeded Vikings (18-9). Western advanced to the GNAC title game for the fourth straight year.

The Vikings play the winner of Friday night’s Montana State Billings-Simon Fraser game in tonight’s final. The contest tips off at 7:30 p.m.

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