|Mt. Vernon Nazarene Univ. 7-11, 1-5 CL||17||16||6||35||74|
|Saint Francis (Ind.) 9-9, 4-2 CL||20||19||19||21||79|
|Jan. 7, 2017|
|Fort Wayne, IN|
|Mt. Vernon Nazarene Univ.||Indv. Leaders||Saint Francis (Ind.)|
|#12 Dani Ellerbrock - 25||Points||#10 Lauren McBryar - 26|
|#50 Megan Beidelman - 11||Rebounds||3 Players - 4|
|2 Players (#12,#22) - 4||Assists||#20 Savannah Buck - 6|
|Mt. Vernon Nazarene Univ.||Team Statistics||Saint Francis (Ind.)|
|48.1% (26 - 54)||Field Goals %||46.8% (22 - 47)|
|52.4% (11 - 21)||3 Point Field Goals %||35% (7 - 20)|
|73.3% (11 - 15)||Free Throws||75.7% (28 - 37)|
|9||2nd Chance Pts||12|
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Mount Vernon Nazarene University women's basketball team lost a close game Saturday afternoon at the University of Saint Francis despite 25 points from freshman Dani Ellerbrock and a double-double effort from senior Megan Beidelman.
- Final Score: MVNU 74, USF 79
- Records: MVNU 7-11 (1-5), USF 9-9 (4-2)
- Dani Ellerbrock – 25 points, 4 assists
- Megan Beidelman – 17 points, 11 rebounds
- Natalie Carpenter – 15 points, 2 steals
- It was a back and forth affair in a first quarter that featured five ties and saw neither team hold more than a three-point advantage.
- USF would push the lead to six points by the end of the second quarter on a three-pointer at the buzzer from Lauren McBryar.
- USF held MVNU to just three of nine shooting from the field in the third quarter, building a 19 point lead.
- MVNU would come roaring back in the final period of play as Dani Ellerbrock scored 13 of her 25 points, closing the deficit to two points with six seconds remaining.
- McBryar would seal the game with three free throws over the final seconds, giving USF the 79-74 victory.
NEXT FOR THE LADY COUGARS
MVNU will be on the road at Goshen College Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in Crossroads League action.