Third quarter slump hurts Saints

Third quarter slump hurts Saints

College of St. Joseph's women's basketball team played Davis College on Friday, Nov. 30 and fell 87-74.

The Fighting Saints had a 10-point halftime lead (45-35), but Davis went off for 34 points in the third quarter to secure a lead CSJ would not surpass. They shot 6-for-9 from the 3-point line in the quarter. The Falcons also limited CSJ to just six points in the third frame.

CSJ outscored Davis 26-19 in the first quarter, 19-16 in the second, and 23-18 in the fourth.

Davis seemingly could not miss from beyond the arc - they finished the game having shot 48 percent from three. The Falcons shot 48 percent from the field, as well. Elizabeth Singleton led Davis with a game-high 23 points, including an 11-for-15 performance from the foul line. Candace Winkel had 20 points and Michaela McLeod had 15 points, 10 rebounds.

CSJ shots 34 percent from the field, 29 percent from three and 28 percent (4-for-14) from the free throw line. Sabrena Eye led the Fighting Saints in scoring with 12 points and also pulled down nine rebounds. Rachel Bruneel, Daija Black and Madison Akins each had 11 points. Black also had eight rebounds, five assists and three steals and Akins recorded five assists and four rebounds. Crisalida Chaplin had a team-high 11 rebounds and nine points.

Davis improved to 5-2 while CSJ fell to 1-7 with the loss. The Saints will have a chance to get back on the winning side on Saturday, Dec. 1 at Green Mountain College in a 5:30pm contest. Live stream of the game can be watched here: