Denver Defeats Fort Wayne in #SummitWBB Action (Feb. 4 Recap)

Denver's Samantha Romanowski
Denver's Samantha Romanowski

-- Denver's Samantha Romanowski registered a career-high six steals in the win over Fort Wayne.

Denver 86, Fort Wayne 65 | FW Recap // DEN Recap 
DENVER ( -- The University of Denver women's basketball team finally snapped its three-game losing streak, thumping Fort Wayne, 86-65 inside Hamilton Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon.

The Pioneers improved to 13-11 and 4-5 in the Summit League, while the Mastodons dropped to 4-19 and 1-9 in the league.

Five players from DU scored in double figures, as Samantha Romanowski led the way with a game-high 18 points. The Mountlake Terrace, Wash. native also led the team in steals, carding a career-high of 6.

Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League features men's basketball teams from eight member institutions: Denver, Fort Wayne, North Dakota State, Omaha, Oral Roberts, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois with North Dakota becoming an official member for the 2018-19 season. In 2016-17, The Summit League raised its RPI for the third consecutive year, finishing with an all-time best No. 11 ranking. The Summit League has sent at least three teams to the postseason nine straight years with three postseason tournament semifinal appearances the last four years, while recording the nation's best Division I winning percentage improvement since 2009-10. Called "March's Best-Kept Secret" by USA Today, The Summit League Basketball Championships annually ranks as one of the most attended Division I conference tournaments. This season's event returns to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., March 3-6, 2018. For more information about the league, "See The Summit" by visiting and following Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops.


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