Costly turnovers lead to loss on the road for Women’s Basketball

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Emma Stille layupPhoto by Robert Cifone

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RICHMOND, Ind. --- Carlow University women's basketball lost a River States Conference road game, 75-58, to Indiana University East Saturday.

Despite out-scoring the Red Wolves, 25-24, in the second quarter, the Celtics (7-12, 2-5 RSC) trailed 42-37 heading into halftime.

The Red Wolves (5-16, 3-4 RSC) prevented Carlow from tying the score or gaining an advantage the entire game.

The Celtics trailed by just five points at the beginning of the second half, but IU East steadily pulled away throughout the remainder of the game. The Red Wolves out-scored Carlow, 33-21, in the second half alone.

Carlow committed 21 turnovers that led to 16 IU East points. The Red Wolves shot 49.1 percent from the field and 87.5 percent from the free throw line on the day, whereas Carlow shot 40.7 percent from the field and 53.8 percent from the line.

Emma Stille (SR/Westerville, Ohio) was 6 for 11 from the field with 13 points and 18 boards to lead the Celtics. Sophomores Megan Ost (Apollo, Pa.) and Angelica Orozco (Filmore, Calif.) each added nine points.

The Celtics host Brescia (Ky.) University for a 6 p.m. River States Conference game on Jan. 23. Due to a scheduling conflict at Oakland Catholic, the game will be played at CCAC Allegheny at 808 Ridge Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15212.

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