MISHAWAKA – Bethel Women’s Basketball dropped a 69-60 contest to Saint Francis on Wednesday evening in the Wiekamp Athletic Center. The Pilots played the Cougars tight for most of the game but could not grab the lead in the second half in the defeat.
Score: Saint Francis def. Bethel 69-60
Records: Bethel (3-5, 0-2) | Saint Francis (8-3, 2-1)
NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – NR | Saint Francis – NR
Location: Wiekamp Athletic Center | Bethel University | Mishawaka, Ind.
Kelsey Brickner: 19 pts, 7 reb, 6-10 fg
Sydney Williams: 13 pts, 5-8 fg
Jessica Erwin: 9 pts, 5 reb, 3 stl
Maggie Deboy: 3 pts, 5 reb, 3 stl
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
The Pilots were outrebounded 38-35, including allowing 12 offensive rebounds to the Cougars.
The Pilots managed to tie the game with 5:19 remaining in the third quarter but gave up a 15-4 run to fall behind 51-40 over the next four minutes—their largest deficit of the game.
NEXT TIME OUT
The Pilots will host Mount Vernon Nazarene on Saturday at 1:00 pm.