Saint Xavier Second Half Surge Topples Saints
Women's Basketball - Tue, Nov. 23, 2010
Lauren Malinowski Finished the night with 24 points
(Notre Dame, Ind.) Lauren Malinowski's (Dearborn Heights, Mich.) 24 points were not enough as the Cougars broke open the second half going on a 12 - 0 run that stretched over 5 minutes.
Despite leading by as many as 5 points in the first half the Saints trailed 47 - 39 at half. As a team the Saints shot 32% from the field including 4-of-16 from behind the arc. Saint Xavier shot 51% from the field iand connected on 4-of-8 three-pointers.
Marissa Young of Saint Xavier led all scorers with 28 points. The Cougars also had three other players in double figures on the night including a double-double from Shalonda Young with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Jillian DeLucia (Fishers, Ind.) chipped in 9 points and recorded 6 steals for the Saints.
The loss drops the Saints to 1 - 7 on the year. They will return to action this Saturday as they travel to Upland, Ind. to take on the Trojans of Taylor University.