ALBION, Mich.--Adrian was led by sophomore Rylee Campbell with 14 points and junior Sha'Trice Graves with 13 rebounds, but the Bulldogs couldn't overcome 26 turnovers and a strong second-quarter by host Albion in a 66-55 loss in Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association women's basketball action on Saturday.
Final Score: Albion College 66, Adrian College 55
Location: Albion, Mich.; Kresge Gymnasium
Records: Albion Britons, 16-4 overall (8-3 MIAA); Adrian Bulldogs, 7-12 overall (1-9 MIAA)
= Campbell added two rebounds, three assists and three steals to her statline.
= Graves also had three steals and two assists.
= Sophomore Addison Bergman (8 points) pulled down seven rebounds to contribute to Adrian's advantage on the glass, 48-45.
= Junior Rachel Bucher chipped in 10 points on 5-for-8 from the field to go along with four rebounds, three steals and three assists.
= Rain Hinton posted a double-double with game highs of 15 points and 17 rebounds.
= Evelyn Wischmeyer made 6-of-8 field goals for 14 points.
= Elena Welker added 13 points and game bests of eight assists and six steals.
HOW IT HAPPENED
= Adrian committed 26 turnovers--the second-most on the road this season--that Albion turned in to 32 points.
= Adrian trailed only 22-21 after the first quarter, but Albion seized the lead for good by scoring 15 of the 21 points in the second quarter to go up 37-27 at halftime.
= The Bulldogs were 2-for-10 from the free throw line while the Britons were 8-of-15.
= In the third quarter, Adrian got the deficit to nine points on a couple occasions--41-32 with 6 minutes and 29 seconds remaining and 43-34 with 4:41 left.
= From that point to the 9:02 mark of the fourth quarter, Albion went on a 16-5 run to take its biggest lead of the day of 20 points, 59-39.
= But the Bulldogs didn't give up and almost cut the deficit in half before running out of clock. Adrian outscored Albion, 16-7, the rest of the way.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
= Adrian sophomore Alexis Sillman had a career-best six rebounds today.
= Graves, who leads the MIAA with 10.2 rebounds per game, went over 500 rebounds for her career. She now has 505 to place her sixth on the school's all-time chart.
= Adrian will host MIAA foe Kalamazoo at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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