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Wicka Scores 21 in Loss to Kenyon

Wicka Scores 21 in Loss to Kenyon

ANDERSON, Ind. - The Illinois Tech women's basketball team played in the third-place game of the Anderson University Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday. The Scarlet Hawks fell to the Ladies 92-41.

How it Happened

  • The offense struggled in the first quarter. A field goal from Madison Davis and two made free throws from Kaylee Wicka were all the Hawks could muster as Tech trailed 28-4 after one.
  • A flipped switch for the Scarlet Hawks offense in the second quarter, as the team scored 18 points. Wicka scored 10 of the 18 and April Wanagas added in four points off the bench as Tech had its best offensive quarter of the season to date. Kenyon held a 48-22 lead at the intermission.
  • Wicka would add seven more points during a 10-point third quarter for the Scarlet Hawks. Kenyon managed to pour in 15.
  • In the fourth quarter, Lindsay Zasadinski scored five points for the Scarlet Hawks, but a strong offensive output from Kenyon led the Ladies to a 92-41 win.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Wicka led the way with 21 points, five rebounds, one steal, and one block. The 21 points is the most by a Tech player since Adrianna Maron scored 25 in a loss to Lincoln Christian on January 27, 2015.
  • Venika Jarvis pulled down a game-high nine rebounds off the bench.

Stats to Know

  • Tech shot a better percentage from the free throw line than the opponent for the second game in a row. The Scarlet Hawks were 12-of-17 (70.6%) from the charity stripe while Kenyon was 14-of-20 (70.0%).
  • The Scarlet Hawks outrebounded Kenyon 44-41.
  • Kenyon shot 51.6% compared to Tech's 21.3%.

Up Next

  • Tech's home opener will come on Monday, November 28 against Lake Forest College at 7:00 p.m. Live audio, video, and stats from the Keating Sports Center will be available.