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Women's Basketball Defeated at Maranatha

Erin Efimoff had seven points in the defeat (photo credit: Luke Stanczyk)
Erin Efimoff had seven points in the defeat (photo credit: Luke Stanczyk)

WATERTOWN, Wis. - The Illinois Tech women's basketball team traveled north to Maranatha Baptist University on Thursday evening to oppose the Sabercats. Tech was defeated 70-39.

How it Happened

  • Illinois Tech stayed close early on, trailing by just two (20-18) after 10 minutes.
  • In the second quarter, Tech's offense slowed down, amassing just nine points. However, Tech managed to outshoot the Sabercats 34.8% to 31.0% in the half and trailed 33-27 at the intermission.
  • The Sabercats started to connect in the third quarter, scoring 26 points while holding Tech to just eight. In the fourth, the Scarlet Hawks continued to struggle on offense, managing just four points while holding the Sabercats to 11.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Shannon O'Donnell led the Scarlet Hawks with 16 points, going 10-of-12 from the free throw line. She also had nine rebounds and three steals.
  • Erin Efimoff had seven points and three boards.
  • Madison Davis drained two threes and tallied six points. She also had six rebounds.

Stats to Know

  • MBU outshot Tech 35.9% to 22.6%.
  • The Sabercats outrebounded the Hawks 54-43.

Up Next

  • Tech is back in action tomorrow night, taking on the Blue Angels of Mount Mary University in Milwaukee. Game time is set for 6:00 p.m.