Women's Basketball - Sat, Dec. 1, 2012
The mountain was too to climb for Georgetown College
women's basketball team Saturday afternoon at Davis-Reid Alumni Gym. For the
first time this season, the No. 6 Tigers (4-2, 2-2 Mid-South Conference)
suffered a loss on their home floor. No. 13 Campbellsville University (8-1,
5-0) came in on fire and never let up in a 89-73 win.
"We came out sluggish in the first half," said GC coach
Andrea McCloskey. "We played much better in the second half, and even won the
second half. If we could have put two halves together it could have been a very
The CU Tigers blistered the nets for 11 threes on 24
attempts (45.8 percent). Georgetown made a 12-0 run to cut the deficit to nine
with just less than six minutes to play. The GC Tigers made 10 straight defensive
stops in that stretch and seemed poised for another come from behind win, but
an offensive foul put life back into CU. Georgetown got within nine points two
more times, but never got any closer.
Lizza Jonas led GC with 24 points, while Kourtney Tyra
added 18 and Devon Golden 11.
GC returns to the floor 7 pm Tuesday against Bellermine
University in Louisville.
NOTES: GC's men lost as well, making it the first time in
more than a decade that both men and women lost at home on the same night.