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Holy Cross WBB fall at St. Ambrose in CCAC Tourney opener

by | Feb 24, 2021 | Basketball Blogs, Headlines | 0 comments

Davenport, Iowa.  The Holy Cross College women’s basketball traveled to Iowa to take on St. Ambrose University in the first round of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Postseason Tournament. The Saints entered the game as the #11 seed and the Fighting Bees the #6 seed. Back on February 6, Holy Cross defeated St. Ambrose at home 77-67 in the teams’ only regular-season matchup. After the first 20 minutes of action in tonight’s action, the game entered halftime tied 26-26. Both teams would score 13 points in the third quarter to enter the final period tied 39-39. SAU would outscore the Saints 17-13 to hand them the 56-52 defeat.



Score: Holy Cross fell to St. Ambrose Stritch 56-52

Records: Holy Cross (7-14) | St. Ambrose (12-7)

Location: Lee Lohman Arena | St. Ambrose University | Davenport, IA



Jayda Miller – 17 points, 5 rebounds, 4/4 FT

Marlayna Kemp – 8 points, 7 rebounds, 5/9 FG



Women’s Basketball shot 29% from the field and 22% from three

SAU shot 30% from the field and 10% from three

Holy Cross committed 16 turnovers to SAU’s 18



Women’s basketball finished the 2020-2021 season with an overall record of 7-14. Although the season has come to an end, several Saints are still up for CCAC All-Conference and Academic Honors. Information regarding both will begin at the conclusion of the CCAC women’s basketball championship game.