RICHMOND, Ind. - The Earlham College women's team fought hard in a tough loss to HCAC-foe Rose-Hulman by a final score of 45-23 on Saturday afternoon.
Earlham came out strong defensively in the first quarter and never slowed down. The Fighting Engineers, coming into the contest on a seven-game win-streak, struggled to break down the Quakers strong defense. Mariah Flynn spearheaded the defensive effort for Earlham, providing a game-high 10 rebounds as well as an authoritative block that led to a 3-pointer from Kyndall Spears with 8 seconds left in the 2nd quarter. The impressive teamwork shown by EC held Rose-Hulman to their lowest point total of the season.
Kyndall Spears led the Quakers with 6 points and a steal. Camryn White also had a strong performance for Earlham, finishing with five points and two rebounds. However, EC struggled to finish around the rim, shooting 16% (8-51) from the field.
Earlham will host Hanover on Wednesday January 10 at 7:30 p.m.