Notre Dame, Ind. The Holy Cross College women’s basketball team returned to Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference action this afternoon when they hosted No. 8 St. Xavier University. The Cougars used hot shooting from the perimeter to defeat the Saints 93-65. With the loss, women’s basketball falls to 8-20 overall and 7-13 in the CCAC while SXU improves to 25-3 and 20-0.
Score: Holy Cross fell to SXU 93-65
Records: Holy Cross (8-20) | SXU (25-3)
Location: McKenna Arena | Holy Cross College | Notre Dame, Ind.
Arielle Thatcher – 18 pts, 3 rebs, 4-14 FG
Jayda Miller – 18 pts, 3 rebs, 6-15 FG
Kaelyn Barlow – 6 pts, 17 rebs
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
Holy Cross shot 32% from the field and 35% from behind the arc
SXU shot 39% from the field and 48% from three
The Saints outrebounded the Cougars 51-45 but lost the turnover battle 26-14
NEXT TIME OUT
The Saints will have their last regular season road competition on Wednesday, February 19 when they travel to Trinity International University. Tipoff set for 6:30pm.