LCU women struggle offensively, lose to Grace
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[January 21, 2013]
WYOMING, Mich. -- The Lincoln
Christian University women’s basketball team traveled to Wyoming,
Mich., to take on the Tigers of Grace Bible College on Saturday
afternoon. LCU (4-8) struggled in all aspects of the game against
GBC (8-9), including field goal percentage and rebounding, as they
lost the contest 71-40.
GBC dominated early and often. GBC went into halftime leading 32-14
and then extended the lead by another 13 points in the second half.
LCU struggled offensively for both halves, shooting 28 percent
from the floor, including 12.5 percent on 3-of-24 shooting from
behind the arc, and shooting 51 percent from the charity stripe as a
team. LCU struggled on the glass, as they lost the rebounding battle
31-49, allowing GBC to grab 14 offensive rebounds.
LCU was led in scoring by sophomore guard Tatiana Colclasure
(Effingham, Effingham High), who had 13 points on 5-of-13 shooting.
Sophomore forward Alicia Carson (Gobles, Mich., Bloomingdale High)
reached double digits in rebounding as she grabbed 14 rebounds and
chipped in eight points on 4-of-8 shooting.
Sophomore forward Marissa Pelletier (Grand Rapids, Mich., Calvin
Christian), led GBC and all scorers with 16 points on 6-of-7
shooting, while also grabbing 11 rebounds, which gave her the game's
only double-double. Freshman guard Abby Schultz (Holland, Mich.,
Calvary Schools of Holland), chipped in 14 points on 5-of-15
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LCU women's basketball returns to the court on Friday as they
host Calvary Bible College at 6 p.m. at the Laughlin Center on
the LCU campus.
LCU's School of Undergraduate Studies is a member of the National
Christian College Athletic Association, Division II. Founded in
Lincoln, Ill., in 1944, Lincoln Christian University's three schools
-- the School of Undergraduate Studies, the Hargrove School of Adult
& Graduate Studies, and the Seminary -- share a mission to nurture
and equip Christians with a biblical worldview to serve and lead in
the church and the world. For more information about the Red Lions
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