Women's Basketball falls at #13 Indiana Tech

Women's Basketball falls at #13 Indiana Tech

(Fort Wayne, IN) – Concordia women's basketball traveled to Indiana Tech on Saturday afternoon for a key WHAC tilt.  The Cardinals fought themselves up against a difficult opponent and fell 60-34.

Julia Hirt had a team-high 9 points.  Zaria Mitchner was second with 8 points.  Taylor Leatherman led the team with 10 rebounds.


Zaria Mitchner made a free throw for Concordia's first point in a defensive 1st quarter.  Julia Hirt added a free throw and the Cardinals continued to play tough defense while looking for their first field goal.  CUAA trailed 10-2 after the 1st.

Emily McCalla hit a 3-pointer for a spark to start the 2nd quarter.  Zaria Mitchner chipped in a free throw to cut the deficit to 4 points, but Indiana Tech answered with a 9-0 run.  Izzy Viau scored on a scoop shot and Izzy Hadley drained a triple.  Zaria Mitchner made a late drive and CUAA trailed 27-13 at halftime.


Izzy Viau made a layup to start the 3rdIzzy Hadley spun and knocked down a jumper and Zaria Mitchner drove for a basket later in the quarter.  Julia Hirt and Mitchner added inside buckets and CUAA trailed 41-23 after the 3rd.

Taylor Leatherman hit a step-back jumper to start the 4thSamantha Dorn and Julia Hirt knocked down 3-pointers and Hirt added a basket inside.  Indiana Tech continued to keep their lead and CUAA fell 60-34 as time expired.


Concordia will head on the road to rival Siena Heights next Wednesday, January 11 at 6:00pm.