Women's Basketball Falls to Albion

Women's Basketball Falls to Albion

Alma, Mich. - The Alma College women's basketball team dropped a 79-47 decision to the Albion Britons on Wednesday (Feb. 7). Alma is now 2-20 overall and 1-13 in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Albion is 16-6 and 9-4.

Emily Eldridge (Battle Creek, Mich. / Battle Creek Lakeview) led all players with 20 points, two points off her career high. She tied her career-high with nine made field goals and added five rebounds. Jeny Brandt (Escanaba, Mich. / Escanaba) pulled down a game-high nine rebounds and scored nine points on 4-of-5 shooting.

Emily Bernas and Rain Hinton led the Britons with 15 points apiece. Maija Gillum also pitched in 11.

How It Happened

  • Albion shot 86 percent and scored 34 points in the first quarter. Eldridge scored six points in the second quarter, making all three of her shots.
  • Alma scored a team-high 20 points in the fourth quarter led by Eldridge, who scored 14 on 6-of-9 shooting. The Scots held Albion to 3-of-11 shooting in the fourth quarter and outscored the Britons 20-10.

Notables

  • Madison Hill (Midland, Mich. / Bullock Creek) played all 40 minutes for the fourth time this season and the first time since Roosevelt on Jan. 15.
  • Hill added four assists and maintains her hold on second place in the MIAA in assists per game with 4.2.
  • With two blocks, Charley Hengesbach (Saginaw, Mich. / Nouvel Catholic Central) is now tied for first in the conference in blocks per game with 2.0.

Up Next

Alma has its final non-conference game of the season on Saturday, Feb. 10 against Illinois Tech. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. eastern time.

Contact: Zach Russo, Assistant Sports Information Director