Women’s basketball defeated by Sea Lions

Eagles put up a good fight but take another loss, 91-94.

Natalie Hernandez, Deputy Sports Editor

It has been a rocky start for Biola’s women’s basketball team. Their fourth loss this season came from losing to the Point Loma Nazarene University Sea Lions in back-to-back games.

Regardless of another loss, Biola hustled on the court today. Senior forward Jazz Benn at the top of the stat sheet with 30 points total and eight rebounds. Sophomore guard Stephanie Lee had the second highest score making 15 points and five rebounds. Overall, the Eagles were able to tie the score twice throughout today’s game.

CRUNCH TIME CATASTROPHE

The Eagles were off to a slow start in the first quarter down by 15 points. The Sea Lions ran away with the lead. At halftime, the Eagles were still down 13 points. The Eagles finished the third quarter 47-65, but a shift in momentum favored the Eagles when the fourth quarter hit. With only two minutes left, Biola tied the game at 86 points. It was back-and-forth, then tied again with only 42 seconds on the clock. At the very end came an unfortunate 3-point miss by sophomore guard Stephanie Lee, leaving Biola stripped of a comeback, 91-94.

The Eagles (1-4) will play away Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. against Concordia University Irvine. Footage from today’s game is located on Biola Athletics’ website.

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