'Dogs Fall to No. 4 Calvin 64-46
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – After having a 19-14 lead at the 7:38 mark in the first half, the Adrian College women's basketball team could not hold off nationally ranked Calvin College today (Dec. 3) and lost by the score of 64-46. Adrian sophomore Senneca Scott led the Lady Bulldogs with a career-high 12 points to go along with team-high seven boards.
Down 9-2 at 15:10 in the first half, Adrian (1-4, 0-2 MIAA) mustered up a 13-5 run to take its first lead of the game. The run was topped off by sophomore Jayma Nihart finding Scott for a fast break layup. The Lady Bulldogs added four points courtesy of layups by sophomore LaQwana Dockery and freshman McCauley Mossner to give Adrian its largest lead of game up 19-14 with 7:38 remaining before half. Mossner's field goal was her first of her collegiate career.
The Knights regrouped and finished the rest of the half with a 17-5 run to take a 31-24 lead at intermission and would never look back.
Calvin was led by Carissa Verkaik who recorded a double-double with game-highs of 18 points and 14 rebounds. Kelsey Irwin followed with nine.
The Knights out-rebounded the Bulldogs 38-26. From the floor Calvin shot 44.9% (22-for-49), while Adrian shot 38.3% (18-for-47).
Adrian is back in action next Wednesday as they face Albion at 8 p.m. inside Merillat Gymnasium.