Women’s Basketball Picks Up 95-28 Win at Illinois Institute of Technology
Saturday, December 21, 2013
CHICAGO, IL - The Calvin women’s basketball team improved to 6-3 with a 95-28 victory over Illinois Institute of Technology Saturday night. Formerly an NAIA school, ITT recently reinstated its men’s and women’s basketball programs and is currently an NCAA III provisional member institution.
Calvin jumped out to a 21-4 lead and led 48-6 at halftime. Calvin shot 50 percent in the first half and then shot 52.8 percent from the floor in the final 20 minutes of play.
Calvin was led by freshman Anna Timmer (Caledonia/South Christian HS) who notched double-digits in scoring for the second straight game with a team-high 11 points. Junior Abby VanderWoude (Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS) was next with 10 points while junior Breanna Verkaik (Holland/Holland Christian HS) and freshman MacKenzie Shelton (Niles/Brandywine HS) had nine points apiece.
ITT was led in scoring by Lauren Capuano with 14 points.
Calvin returns to action on December 27 when it faces Marygrove College at 3 p.m. in a tournament hosted by Davenport University.