LISLE, Illinois – Senior Shaylan Reardon scored 16 points to lead the MSOE women's basketball team into action at Benedictine Saturday in a 74-41 loss at the Rice Center.
The Raiders (5-8, 3-5 NACC) were held under 30 percent shooting as the Eagles (10-2, 7-0 NACC) pulled away in the second half and remained undefeated in league play.
Jenna Endres was the lone BenU player to score in double-figures with 10 points off the bench while five more players added at least seven points in the game.
MSOE played catch-up the entire game, but held with the first-place Eagles in the early-going of the game. The home team jumped out to a 9-2 lead before the Raiders scored the next seven points to level the game at 9-9. The score would be tied again two more times, finally at 19-19 before a 7-2 run to end the half put Benedictine in the lead 26-21.
Brooker opened the scoring in the second half with a pair of free throws to make it a three-point game before the Eagles just pulled away. They would MSOE 26-8 in the third quarter and by 10 in the fourth quarter to finish out the game.
The Raiders were limited to 26.9 percent shooting in the game and hit on just 2-of-15 from three-point range. Meanwhile, BenU shot 40.6 percent with 9-of-27 on three's.
MSOE looks to bounce back Wednesday, hosting Concordia Chicago at the Kern Center.