Pippa Passes, KY: The Alice Lloyd Lady Eagles saw cold-shooting lead to their undoing as they fell at home to the highly regarded Indiana University Southeast Lady Grenadiers, 73-68. The conference matchup took place on Tuesday, December 3rd.
The start of the game saw the hosts play well and jump out to a seven-point advantage. They would lead 20-15 after ten minutes of play. In the second quarter, the visitors would overcome an early ten-point deficit with a late flurry and take a 38-34 advantage into the dressing room. In the third stanza, the hosts went cold and only scored ten points. The guests would lead 52-44 at periods end. In the final quarter, the Lady Eagles fought back and had two chances to tie within the final two minutes. Unfortunately, Southeast held on by sinking their late free throws.
For Alice Lloyd (5-4; 0-1 RSC), junior guard Haley Hall had 15 points and 4 steals. Freshman Emma Maggard tossed in 13. Senior guard Katie Moore added 10 points and joined fellow senior Makayla Akers with 2 steals. Senior forward Jayla Spurlock led with 8 rebounds. ALC shot 34.2% (25-71) from the field and a chilly 5% (1-20) from long range. They would finish at 85% (17-20) from the charity stripe. Additionally, they registered 48 rebounds, 11 assists, and 5 steals.
IUS (8-3; 1-1 RSC) was led by Hannah Coleman with 26 points. Her club connected on 35% (24-68) from the field and 23.7 % (4-17) from long range. At the foul line, they went 21-28 for 75%. They also had 50 rebounds, 6 assists, and 6 steals.
The Lady Eagles return to action this Saturday when they travel to Owensboro, KY, to face Brescia University in a conference tilt at 2:00 pm (EST).