Huge game for Langina, RSU/Merks hold off Tallinn University

Paula Langina: 25 points and 4 blocks. Photo: Argo Luigas

Paula Langina, Daina Lazdeniece and Kate Aizsila scored a combined 58 points, allowing the RSU/Merks (4-1) to beat the Tallinn University 70-64 on Sunday, November 9.


Double L – Langina and Lazdeniece – both scored a season high 25 and 19 points respectively, while Aizsila made a career high seven assists.


Langina fell two-points short of her career record in the Latvia-Estonia league. She scored 27 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in a 81-53 win over the Tartu University two years ago.


All time series: 6-0 for RSU/Merks (this season 1-0).


Stat of the game: RSU/Merks connected on 50 percent of its two-point shots (24-of-48). It was their best effort of the season.


Stars of the game: Paula Langina scored 25 points on near perfect shooting, connecting 7-of-8 two pointers and 3-of-3 three pointers. She also totaled five rebounds and four blocked shots for efficiency rating of 33. Kate Aizsila added 14 points and seven assists.


Next games: Audentes SG/Noortekoondis vs Tallinn University (November 13), RSU/Merks vs TTT Rīga (November 13).