(Mishawaka, IN)The Saints traveled across town to battle NAIA #8 Bethel College. An early 14 - 0 run set the pace for the Pilots Saturday afternoon as they handed the young Saints their second loss on the year.
Connecting on only 5 baskets in the first half the Saints trailed 39 - 17 at the break. The second half opened up for both teams, but the Saints could not overcome their early deficit. Anne Hamilton led the Saints with 16 points and 7 rebounds. Lindsey Swaim added 12 points and six rebounds in the 82 - 52 loss. Heather Seyfred of Bethel led all scorers with 18 points.
"Bethel came out on fire in the first half and we were unable to overcome early mistakes," said Head Coach Matt Hunsberger. "We didn't give up today and continued to get better as the game went on. We are a young team and we played like it in the first half."
Holy Cross (2-2) will travel to St. Xavier University (1-0) on November 11th, as they open Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) play.