Cold-shooting BC women fall short at IC

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JACKSONVILLE, Ill. - Beloit College's women's basketball team shot under 30-percent from the field and just 20-percent from 3-point range in an 81-48 loss at Illinois College Saturday afternoon.

The Buccaneers (2-11, 0-6 MWC) shot 27.8 percent from the field (18-63).

The Lady Blues shot nearly 50-percent from the field and also outrebounded Beloit 34-18.

T'Aira Boyance led the Bucs with 13 points, adding four steals and two blocks. Lauren Glaser chipped in 10 points, five assists and two steals. Christy Melton led the Bucs with eight rebounds while Kelly Loudon had seven.

Grace Yaunches led IC (8-5, 4-2) with 19 points.

• UP NEXT: The Bucs will host St. Norbert in Flood Arena at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

• SATURDAY'S BOXSCORE: ILLINOIS COLLEGE 81, BELOIT COLLEGE 48.

BELOIT COLLEGE (fg-fga ft-fta pts) - Glaser 3-9 1-4 10, Strejc 2-10 0-0 6, McLean 2-7 1-2 5, Melton 2-5 1-2 5, Loudon 1-10 1-2 3, Boyance 6-13 1-2 13, Olson 1-3 0-0 3, Howard 1-5 1-2 3, Wilson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals: 18-63 6-14 48.

ILLINOIS COLLEGE (fg-fga ft-fta pts) - Yaunches 8-12 0-0 19, Price 7-16 1-2 16, Pepper 4-7 1-2 9, Schoenfeld 1-1 1-2 3, Bass 1-2 0-0 2, Cameron 4-8 1-2 10, Himmelman 2-4 1-2 5, Zirkelbach 1-3 2-2 4, Nichols 2-5 0-0 4, Lordan 1-2 0-0 3, Billingsley 1-2 0-0 2, Bass 1-3 0-0 2, Green 0-1 0-0 2, Heldt 0-1 0-0 0, Lockwood 0-1 0-0 0. Totals: 33-68 9-14 81.

Beloit College...15 13 7 13 - 48

Illinois College..21 20 27 13 - 81

3-pt. Goals - BC 6-30 (Glaser 3-9, Strejc 2-7, McLean 0-2, Boyance 0-1, Olson 1-3, Howard 0-2). IC 6-17 (Yaunches 3-4, Price 1-6, Cameron 1-3, Zirkelbach 0-1, Lordan 1-1, Heldt 0-1, Lockwood 0-1). Rebounds - BC 31 (Melton 8), IC 55 (Pepper 12).

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