January 30, 2010

Women's Basketball Loses To Findlay, 66-57

FINDLAY, Ohio - The Saginaw Valley State University women's basketball team dropped a 66-57 decision at the University of Findlay on Saturday afternoon (Jan. 30).  The loss puts the Lady Cardinals at 4-15 overall on the season with a 2-12 record in the GLIAC.  The Oilers improve to 15-4 overall and 10-4 in the conference, and stand alone atop the GLIAC South Division standings.  

The Cardinals entered the locker room with a two point advantage as freshman Aysha Boston (Detroit, Mich. / Renaissance HS) hit a three pointer to give them the lead, 31-29.  Junior Kelley Wesp (Cincinnati, Ohio / Glen Este HS) led Saginaw Valley with seven points in the first half while Boston had six.

Findlay would regain the lead within three minutes of action and maintain it throughout the remainder of the game.   Freshman Grace Herzog (Flint, Mich. / Powers Catholic HS) led the Cardinals in scoring with 14 points and in rebounds with 13.  Wesp ended the afternoon with 13 points and two assists.

The loss drops Saginaw Valley down to 4-15 overall on the season and 2-12 in the GLIAC while Findlay moves to 15-4 overall on the season, 10-4 in the GLIAC.  The Cardinals will return to action Thursday (Feb. 4) when they host Wayne State.  Tip-off is scheduled for 6:00 pm.