Owatonna High School graduate Syndey Schultz had a career day for Concordia-St. Paul in their 75-59 win over Minnesota-Crookston Saturday, February 8 to complete a weekend sweep for the Golden Bears in St. Paul. Schultz, a sophomore, scored a career-high 21 points while starting for the seventh straight game. She has appeared in all 24 games for the Division II school.

Schultz collected five rebounds, had five steals, and five assists. On the season she is averaging almost nine points and over five rebounds per game. Schultz is shooting about 58-percent overall. She is 4-for-12 on three-pointers and is 74-percent from the free throw line.

She has averaged 21 minutes per game overall on the season, but that number has increased lately in her role as a starter. She has reached double-digit points 12 times and double-digit rebounds five times. Schultz plans to major in biology according to her Concordia-St. Paul bio page. She is Owatonna's all-time leading scorer for boys and girls basketball

The Golden Bears travel to Wayne State Friday night February 14 and play Augustana Saturday afternoon February 15.

A couple of former Owatonna classmates of hers are also turning in some good numbers for their college basketball teams. Jenna Zeman is the second leading scorer for Wisconsin-River Falls at nearly 12 points per game. She has started all 11 games she has appear in but has not played lately.

Andrew Jackson, a sophomore at Hamline University in St. Paul, recently had a season-high 12 points in a Pipers road win at Concordia. Jackson has played in 21 games and is averaging four points per outing.

Nolan Malo, also a sophomore, has started all 22 games for Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter and is the third leading scorer at almost ten points per game. Malo made the MIAC All-First Year Team as a freshman.


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