(Notre Dame, IN) Brittany Davis (Plymouth, IN) and Tanesha Vanardo (Markham, IL) each scored 13 points for the Saints, but Huntington University was able to take an early 11 point lead and never looked back.
Huntington started the game on a 26-7 run that lasted until the 9:41 mark in the first half. The Saints were able to cut the lead to 11 after Baysia Cox (Niles, MI) hit a jumper in the paint. Huntington answered with 4 free throws down the stretch to take a 37-22 halftime lead. Huntington used their size down low to record 22 points in the paint and shoot 40% from the field. The Saints shot 36% in the half.
The Saints battled hard, but Huntington used 24 more points in the paint to give them a 69 - 50 victory. The Foresters out-rebounded the Saints 49 - 27, and capitalized on 19 turnovers by the Saints. Jenna Donaldson led all scorers with 21 points and 13 rebounds for the Foresters.
The Saints (2-5) will be back in action this weekend at the Judson University Tournament on Nov. 20th and 21st.