[February 05, 2014]The Lincoln Christian University Red
Lions women's basketball team (6-9) hosted the Saints from Central
Christian College of the Bible (14-8) on Monday at 7 p.m. in Gaston
Arena, where the home team earned a third consecutive win and the
seventh of the season.
The ladies from Lincoln Christian controlled the game from beginning
to end Monday night, rolling out to a comfortable eight-point lead
over the visitors just five minutes into the first half. The Red
Lions went into the locker room up 44-31. The second half saw LCU
pull away with a dominating performance and stretched the lead to a
final score of 77-59.
Senior guard Moriah Kirkpatrick (Mount
Vernon/John A. Logan CC) was back in form, leading all scorers with
18 points, followed closely by junior guard Tatiana Colclasure
(Effingham/Effingham High) with 16 points. Former volleyball
national tournament standout and junior guard Alicia Carson (Gobles,
Mich./Bloomingdale High) also made a double-digit contribution with
Both men's and women's teams from LCU will travel to Moody Bible
Institute on Friday for 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. tipoff times. Before
that, the men's team had a game scheduled with St. Louis Christian
College in Florissant, Mo., on Tuesday evening, if the weather
allowed them to make the trip.
Lincoln Christian University's
School of Undergraduate Studies is a
member of the National Christian College Athletic Association, Division II.
Founded in Lincoln in 1944, Lincoln Christian'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, visit