POMONA, Calif. - No. 22 Cal State Monterey Bay posted a 68-59 victory against No. 13 Dixie State in the opening game of the NCAA West Regional Tournament at Kellogg gym on Cal Poly Pomona campus.

Junior forward Shonetta Crain-Williams had her best showing of the season, recording career-highs with 18 points and 14 rebounds. Senior center Julie Heurung scored seven of her 13 points in the first half. On top of her 12 points, sophomore guard Jessica Fontenette finished with a career-best five steals.

CSUMB matched a season-high 11 steals while out-rebounding the Red Storm 46-28 with 19 boards on the offensive side.