Women’s basketball team defeated by Trine, 79-40

Women’s basketball team defeated by Trine, 79-40

ANGOLA, Ind. – The Olivet College women's basketball team was defeated by defending Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) champion Trine (Ind.) University, 79-40, this evening at the MTI Center in Angola, Indiana.

Final Score:
Trine (Ind.) 79, Olivet 40
Location: MTI Center; Angola, Indiana
Records: Trine 8-4 overall, 2-1 MIAA; Olivet 4-9 overall, 1-3 MIAA

  • The Thunder led 19-6 after the first quarter. Trine out-scored Olivet 22-12 in the second quarter to lead 41-18 at halftime. The Thunder extended their lead to 65-33 to start the fourth quarter. Trine had a 14-7 advantage in scoring in the final 10 minutes.

  • Eighteen players saw action in the game.
  • Tara Bieniewicz and Kelsy Taylor tallied 12 points apiece.
  • Kayla Wildman netted 11 points.
  • Katy Steers scored 10 points and registered five assists.
  • Shay Herbert pulled down a team-leading eight rebounds

  • The Comets play a 3 p.m. game Saturday at Albion College.