Bourbonnais, Ill. - The Holy Cross women's basketball team came to an end Saturday afternoon at the hand of the nation's highest scoring team. The Saints fell to RV Olivet Nazarene Tigers 155-86. The Saints end the season 10-20 overall and 8-13 in Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference play. The Saints improved their conference record by one game this year improving from 7-12 to 8-13.
Unable to keep up with the fast pace of the Tigers, the Saints fell behind 88-33 at the half after giving up 63 points off turnovers. Turnovers were the downfall of the Saints committing 47 total, which never allowed a chance at a second half comeback.
Keysha Streater led the Saints with 23 points on 11-15 shooting from the field, while also collecting a team-high 7 rebounds. Senior Shana Anderson recorded 17 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals in her final game as a Saint. Jessica Norris scored 12 points and dished out 6 assists in the loss. Eryn Leek recorded a career-high 10 assists in 36 minutes of play.
The Saints and Holy Cross Athletics Department would like to thank Shana Anderson for her outstanding career on and off the court for the college.
SHANA HAS BEEN A PART OF THE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PROGRAM EACH OF THE LAST FOUR SEASONS. SHANA HAS BECOME A DOMINANT FORCE BOTH ON THE INSIDE AND OUTSIDE FOR THE SAINTS. SHE HAS IMPROVED EVERY SEASON ON HER ABILITY TO KNOCK DOWN OUTSIDE SHOTS AS WELL AS BECOMING ONE OF THE BEST REBOUNDERS IN THE CHICAGOLAND COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE.
SHANA IS 5TH ALL TIME IN SAINTS HISTORY SCORING 920 POINTS FOR HER CAREER. HER CAREER HIGH IN SCORING CAME LAST SEASON AGAINST IU-NORTHWEST WHEN SHE SCORED 22 POINTS. SHE IS ALSO 5TH ALL TIME IN THREE POINT FIELD GOALS MADE WITH 128. SHANA IS 2ND ALL-TIME IN TOTAL REBOUNDS IN HOLY CROSS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HISTORY WITH 605. ANDERSON WILL LEAVE AS ONE OF ONLY TWO PLAYERS TO SCORE 800 POINTS, GRAB 500 REBOUNDS, AND RECORD 100 ASSISTS IN A CAREER.
SHANA WILL GRADUATE THIS SPRING WITH A MAJOR OF BUSINESS, AND A DOUBLE MINOR IN MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS.