01/19/2011 – The women's basketball team netted a much needed victory as the Saints defeated Madonna 54-47 at the Sturrus Sports & Fitness Center. The victory snaps the Saints three game losing streak and evens their record at 4-4 in the WHAC and improves their overall to 7-14. Meanwhile Madonna drops to 3-5 in league play and 7-9 overall.
The Saints 61% shooting from the field in the second half proved to be the difference maker as the Saints outscored the Crusaders 36-29 during the decisive second half. Shelby Carter led three Saints in double figures with 15 points. Taelor Sanders and Vicky VanDyke chipped in with eleven and ten respectively.
The Saints will return to action on Saturday as Aquinas welcomes Marygrove to town. The game will tip at 1 p.m. at the Sturrus Sports & Fitness Center.