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Women's Basketball Suffers Setback Against Benedictine (Ill.) Wednesday

(photo credit: Gregg Bochat,
(photo credit: Gregg Bochat,

CHICAGO, Ill. -- The Illinois Tech women's basketball team lost to visiting Benedictine (Ill.), 95-42, at the Keating Sports Center Wednesday, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday but got postponed to Wednesday.

How It Happened

  •  Benedictine outscored Illinois Tech 27-12, after shooting 57% from the field. 
  •  The Eagles went into the halftime break leading by 30 after outscoring the Scarlet Hawks 21-6 in the second quarter.
  •  Benedictine came out of the break making their shots again taking a 22-9 advantage in the third period.
  •  The Scarlet Hawks had their biggest quarter of the night in the fourth as the team scored. 15 points.

Scarlet Hawks Standouts

  •  Erin Efimoff led Illinois Tech with 15 points and eight rebounds.
  •  Shannon O'Donnell reached double figures for the Scarlet Hawks again, adding 11 points.
  •  Erin Nelson swatted two shots which led Illinois Tech.

Up Next

  • Illinois Tech has a quick turnaround as the Scarlet Hawks travel to Milwaukee, Wis. to take on Alverno College starting at 7:00 p.m. CT.