LANSING, Mich. - Great Lakes Christian College women's basketball (0-9) put up a strong fight with NAIA II Spring Arbor University (4-9) on Thursday night, but ultimately fell short, 68-46.
Oghenehoke Johnson scored first to put Great Lakes ahead, and while the Cougars quickly took the lead over, the home team never went away. Spring Arbor led 13-9 at the end of the first and extended their lead to six in the second, but GLCC clawed its way back, closing the deficit to 26-25 by halftime.
Kerlunda Durvil buried a three-pointer early in the third quarter to tie the game at 28. Spring Arbor retook the lead, but Great Lakes hung around, trailing 44-37 going into the fourth.
The Cougars finally started to pull away in the fourth, outscoring Great Lakes 24-9 in the final quarter to take home a 68-46 win.
- Mystic Striker led Great Lakes with a double-double, 14 points and 10 rebounds.
- The Cougars' Gracie Cabana led all scorers with 19 points.
- Spring Arbor outrebounded GLCC 49-37.
- Great Lakes continued to struggle from the floor, shooting 18/68 (26.5%).
The team will host Glen Oaks Community College at the Doty Center at 6:00 p.m. on Friday.