Women’s Basketball Falls to Carthage 58-47 in Meeting of Unbeaten Teams
Saturday, December 05, 2009
KENOSHA, WI - In a meeting of nationally-ranked teams, Carthage put on the defensive clamps to hand the Calvin women’s basketball team its first loss of the year, defeating the Knights 58-47.
Carthage (6-0) limited Calvin (6-1) to just 32.8 percent field goal shooting and scored 23 points off of 22 Calvin turnovers to gain the win.
Senior Brook Van Eck (Lowell HS) led Calvin in defeat with 12 points while freshman Carissa Verkaik (Holland Christian HS) had 10 points. Diana Jacklin led Carthage with 21 points and six rebounds.
Carthage was also 10 of 12 at the free throw line while Calvin was just 4 of 4 at the stripe.
Calvin returns to action on Saturday when it travels to Purdue-Calumet University for a 6 p.m. (EST) contest.