Lions can't recover from bad first half in loss to Chadron State
Christina Merritt had 10 points and a game-high 11 rebounds but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions were unable to recover from a disastrous first half, losing 73-58 to the Chadron State Eagles Saturday night in Chadron, Neb.
Dwan Hereford and Kim Petty each scored 17 for Chadron State (2-9, 2-2 RMAC). Taylor Cady and Melanie Caroselli each added 12 for the Eagles, who outscored CU-Colorado Springs 23-9 from the free throw line.
B.J. McNeally led the Mountain Lions with 17 points and six assists, while Jennine Sauter added 12 points. McNeally, Sauter and Meghan McGee, CU-Colorado Springsâ€TM top three scorers, were held to 13-for-51 shooting.
Chadron State outshot CU-Colorado Springs 48.3 percent to 30 percent in the first half as the Eagles rolled to a 36-20 lead from which the Mountain Lions never recovered.
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