Highlanders drop to Eureka Red Devils
February 3, 2016 | 7:55 PM
FINAL SCORE: MacMurray College 55 Eurkeka College 87
LOCATION: Jacksonville, IL – Bill Wall Gym
RECORDS: MacMurray College 2-18, 2-10 SLIAC Eureka College 9-11, 8-5 SLIAC
HOW IT HAPPENED
Caught into turnover trouble early in the first half, the Highlanders struggled to stay on track with the Red Devils. Eureka took the first half with a 41-18 lead. Jamie Hopper started the second half off for MacMurray shooting a jumper early in the third. Liz Kruemmelbein followed behind her adding another jump shot and MacMurray was on a roll. Eureka answered as Emily Camden shot a three. Camden led her team at the arc shooting 4-for-11. MacMurray remained unable to recover and Eureka took the win 87-55.
FOR THE HIGHLANDERS
Brianna Markusic led the Highlanders with 18 points 5 rebounds and 1 assist.
Melinda Wilson, Jamie Hopper, and Andie Marvel each added 7 points.
FOR THE FOES
Michaela Balducci led with 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 steals.
Emily Camden added 16 points for the Red Devils with 6 rebounds and 1 assist
Next action for the Highlanders comes Saturday, Feb. 6 as they travel to take on conference opponent, Greenville College.
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