(Notre Dame, IN) The Holy Cross Women's Basketball Team battled the undefeated Taylor University Trojans today at McKenna Arena at the Pfeil Center.
The game was very close and hotly contested in the first half as Taylor went into the locker room up one point heading into the intermission. The Saints led for most of the half, but a late 7-0 run by Taylor University put the visiting Trojans up one as the buzzer sounded for the first half.
The Saints were led by the hot shooting hand of Megan Eve (Scottsburg, IN) who ended the half with 10 points and two three pointers. Fran McCarthy (Terre Haute, IN) also had a nice first half going 3-4 from the floor and ending the first half with 6 points.
The visiting Trojans were led by Kelsey Bryant who had 9 points and 4 rebounds. Ashley Fouch chipped in 7 points of her own to contribute to the Trojans' slim halftime lead.
The second half would be a different story as the Trojans opened up with a 10-2 run that the Saints just could not recover from for the rest of the game. The game would end 63-49 in favor of the undefeated Trojans.
Megan Eve led the Saints with 10 points. Lindsey Steffen (Nappanee, IN) had a nice game adding 9 points and 8 rebounds, and Maggie Gondeck (Michigan City, IN) chipped in 7 points and 5 rebounds for Holy Cross off the bench.
Taylor University was led by Erika Redweik who finished with 18 points scoring 14 of those points in the second half. Kelsey Bryant would finish with 15 points and 8 rebounds, and Becca Daniels chipped in 10 points of her own off the bench for the visiting Trojans.
Taylor stays undefeated on the season and improves their mark to 7-0 on the season. The Saints are now 1-8 on the season, and their next game is Nov. 30th and open their CCAC schedule on the road against Trinity Christian College. The game is scheduled to tip-off at 5:30 p.m. est.