Saints Drop Game 1 at Marian Tournamet
Women's Basketball - Wed, Dec. 30, 2009
(Indianapolis, IN) The Saints (3-14) traveled to Marian University Tuesday evening to play game one of two, in the Marian University tournament. Holy Cross fell to host Marian 71 - 47.
The Saints held an early two point lead, but the Knights took over the game going on a 17 - 0 run holding Holy Cross scoreless for more than 7 minutes. The Saints managed to chip away at the lead before half trailing 33 - 21.
The second half was once again controlled by the Knights. The Saints pulled within 10, but second chance points gave Marian a comfortable lead throughout. Holy Cross was outrebounded 51 - 22, and only shot 35% from the field. Whitley Emerson led the Knights with 14 points. Jalisa Edwards (Chicago, IL) led the Saints with 12. Alandrea Nailon (South Bend, IN) and Tanesha Vanardo (Markham, IL) each chipped in 8.
The Saints play game two at Marian University against St. Mary's of the Woods Wednesday afternoon.