GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Bulldogs met the 16th-ranked Knights of Calvin College Wednesday night at VanNoord Arena. Calvin stormed out to a large lead early on and Adrian could not recover as they fell, 101-73, and now stand at 5-7 overall and 1-3 in the MIAA.
Calvin took a 22-7 lead with just over 12 minutes left in the first half with the Bulldogs being led by Brigitte Zavithsanos as she scored the first seven points for Adrian. The Knights would see their lead climb to 35 at the break on a score of 60-25. The second half would see back and forth play as the Bulldogs and Knights traded baskets, but Adrian could not climb within 28 points of Calvin. Paige Machnacki and Amber McCullough each scored 12 points for the Bulldogs while Antoinea McElroy scored six points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Jorden York finished with 10 points and Zavithsanos finished with 11 points.
The Bulldogs will see action again on January 10 when they travel to Albion College for a 3 p.m. tipoff.