Notre Dame, Ind. The Holy Cross College women’s basketball returned to Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference play this afternoon when they hosted the Fighting Bees of St. Ambrose University. After a slow start by the Saints, the trailed 17-11 after the first quarter of action. Holy Cross entered halftime down 31-26. The Saints would outscore the Bees 23-14 in the third quarter to enter the fourth up 49-45. Holy Cross extended their lead in the fourth and came away with the 77-67 victory. With the win, the Saints stand at 7-8 overall and 3-3 in league play, while the Bees fall to 8-5 and 3-3.
Score: Holy Cross defeated St. Ambrose 77-67
Records: Holy Cross (7-8) | St. Ambrose (8-5)
Location: McKenna Arena | Holy Cross College | Notre Dame, Ind.
Marlayna Kemp – 16 points, 8 rebounds, 8/15 FG
Jayda Miller – 14 points, 5 rebounds
Arielle Thatcher – 13 points, 4 assists, 6/8 FT
Ary Shelton – 10 points, 2/3 3-pt FG
Lauren Morris – 10 points, 4/4 FT
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
Women’s Basketball shot 39% from the field and 31% from three
SAU shot 97% from the field and 25% from three
Holy Cross committed 18 turnovers to SAU’s 23
NEXT TIME OUT
The Saints will return to CCAC play when they host St. Francis this Wednesday, February 10. Tipoff set for 5:30pm in McKenna Arena.