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Saturday, January 6, 2018

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL DROPS ONE AGAINST NEBRASKA CHRISTIAN

The Ecclesia women's basketball team traveled to Omaha to open up their Spring semester schedule against Nebraska Christian and were defeated 81-52. It was a tale of two halves for Ecclesia, they dug themselves a first half hole they were not able to climb out of. After being outscored 20-5 in the first quarter and 26-11 in the second, the lady Royals found themselves down 46-16 at the break.

The shots started falling in the second half, however, but it was enough in the end. The lady royals outscored the sentinels 36-35 in the second half led by Junior guard Haley Gresham (Crowley, TX/Southwest Assemblies of God) who finished with 15 points on four 3-pointers. Freshman Dara Smith (West Fork, AR/West Fork High School) also finished with 15 points and added 10 rebounds. Sophomore Raquel Moore (Rogers, AR/Rogers Heritage) added 9 points and 10 rebounds in her first game back with the Royals. Freshman Emily Chadwell (Norwood, MO/Norwood High School) also contributed 7 assists to the stat sheet.

The Ecclesia women's basketball team is back in action again January 12th as they play host to Randall University, tip off is scheduled for 5pm.