CHICAGO--Adrian jumped out to a 22-5 lead after the first quarter en route to an 84-46 rout of host Illinois Tech in non-conference women's basketball action at the on Saturday.
Final Score: Adrian College 84, Illinois Institute of Technology 46
Location: Keating Sports Center; Chicago, Ill.
Records: Adrian Bulldogs 3-1 overall, 0-0 MIAA; Illinois Tech 0-2 overall, 0-0 NACC
= Adrian had four scorers in double digits led by junior Alivia Kondrath off the bench and classmate Shannon Garvey (3 assists, 3 steals) with 13 points apiece, and senior Ashley Morris, freshman Rylee Campbell added 12 each.
= Morris (5 assists) led the team with eight rebounds as six Bulldogs had at least four. Sophomores Rachel Bucher, Sha'Trice Graves contributed seven and freshman Addison Bergman had a career-best five.
= Shannon O'Donnell scored a game-high 19 points, including 15-for-19 at the free throw stripe, and pulled down 12 rebounds.
HOW IT HAPPENED
= Adrian shot 56.3 percent on 9-for-16 from the field, while holding Illinois Tech to just 7.7 percent (1-13), to build a commanding 17 point cushion after 10 minutes. For the game, the Bulldogs made 32-for-67 shots (47.8) and limited the Scarlet Hawks to 21.4
= Madison Davis made one of two free throws to open the scoring, but that was the only time the Scarlet Hawks would lead. Garvey and Graves made back-to-back buckets as the Bulldogs never trailed after that.
= Adrian also had advantages in bench scoring (42-6) and points off turnovers (24-6).
= The Bulldogs scored 28 of the 32 points in the fourth quarter to seal the victory.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
= The Scarlet Hawks are members of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference.
= Adrian has won all three meetings (2-0 at IIT) against Illinois Tech by an average score of 83-49.
= Due to computer issues in Chicago, statistics will be updated and a boxscore revised when that information becomes available.
= The Bulldogs will have a crosstown battle with NAIA-scholarship Siena Heights at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday before the Thanksgiving holiday.
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