SVSU Women fall on the road at Ferris State, 72-44

SVSU Women fall on the road at Ferris State, 72-44

BIG RAPIDS -- The SVSU Women's Basketball team traveled to Ferris State University on Saturday afternoon for a weekend GLIAC contest. Despite a solid fourth quarter, the Cardinals couldn't overtake the Bulldogs in the league matchup and fell by a 72-44 margin. 

Ferris State led by a 19-12 margin after the opening 10 minutes of play, as the Cardinals had a balanced scoring effort in the first quarter. 

The Bulldogs, however, outscored the Cardinals 16-2 and 28-6 in the second and third quarters, respectively, and led by a 63-20 score after the third quarter. 

Saginaw Valley outscored Ferris by a 24-9 margin in the fourth quarter, but the Bulldogs maintained and sealed a 72-44 victory at home in the matchup.

Inside the Boxscore

  • Maddie Maloney led the way for Saginaw Valley, earning Meijer "Player of the Game" honors with 11 points, three rebounds and two steals.
  • Maddie Barrie had eight points with three boards and a steal.
  • Abby Duffy had a team-best seven rebounds and four steals while Mariah Cook tallied seven points with four steals.
  • The Bulldogs shot 47.0% from the floor while the Cardinals hit at only a 28.1% clip.
  • Ferris owned the rebounding margin with a 55-32 edge.
  • The Bulldogs had a 44-30 advantage in points in the paint as well.

Up Next...

The Cardinals return to the hardwood next on Monday, Dec. 17 when they travel to play at Florida Southern over break. Tip-off will be 2:00 p.m. in Lakeland, Florida.

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