@INTechWBB Falls to No. 19 @SHUSaints, 47-85


January 29, 2014

Written By: Tressa Garty | Edited By: Zachary Shore

RESULTS | ADRIAN, Mich.— After being held to under 20 points in the first half, the Indiana Tech women’s basketball team saw its three-game win streak snapped against 19th-ranked Siena Heights. The Warriors were unable to break 50 points for the first time this season in Adrian, Mich. on Wednesday, falling to the Saints 47-85.

Sabine Filippovica scored the first basket of the game for the Warriors (12-10, 9-5), but it was their only lead of the game. The Saints (17-6, 10-5) went on an 11-0 run, holding Tech to just seven points until the 9:37 mark as Chelsea Carradine was able to catch a break scoring a jumper. The Orange and Black made two of their four free throws and were just 6-for-33 (18.2%) from the field in the first half. SHU made a clear statement, shooting 77.1 percent (7-for-9) from the charity stripe and 44 percent (15-for-34) from the floor. The Saints great offensive output and solid defense accounted for the 29-point, 43-14, halftime lead.

Carradine, much like Filippovica in the first, scored the first basket entering the second half at the 19:48 minute mark. But the story didn’t change as the Warriors were unable to break 20 points until the 16:00 mark. The Saints fouled the Warriors nine times compared to just four against Tech in the half. The Orange and Black were able to be more competitive in the second half, scoring 33 points, but the Saints again scored 42 in the period.

Tech continued to struggle from the field, shooting 31 percent (9-for-29) from the field, 33 percent (2-for-6) from the arc, and 76.5 percent (13-for-17) from the free throw line. The Saints shot 48.6 percent (17-for-35) from the floor in the half including a 46.2 percent (6-for-13) from three.

Filippovica led the Warriors with her double-double, managing to pull down 11 rebounds and scoring 11 points. Carradine also added 11 points and picked up eight rebounds. Simone Russell added nine of the teams 12 points off the bench for the Warriors.

Jen Jasinski finished with a game-high 12 rebounds while adding six points while Morgan Warfield added a game-high 14 points.

The Warriors will take on Lourdes, Saturday Feb.1 in Sylvania, Ohio with tip scheduled for 1 p.m. Last time the two met was Dec. 31, 2013, with Tech downing the Gray Wolves, 88-69.

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