SALISBURY, N.C. - Allie Downing, Maria Kuhlman, and Alexis Schulz all scored double figures today at Catawba College, but the Crusaders lost the contest 65-52. The Abbey heads into 2019 with a 7-5 record. The Indians are now 6-4.
How it Happened
- Downing helped The Abbey get an early lead by scoring five straight points, though Catawba led 14-10 at the end of the quarter
- Kuhlman scored five straight early in the second. Her eight, with four each from Downing and Keyanna Spivey, combined for all the team's scoring in the period. Catawba led 30-26 at halftime
- Belmont Abbey needed a couple minutes into the third to get the scoring going, but Schulz made two 3-point shots in a row to bring The Abbey within five at 47-42 with 1:06 in the quarter. Catawba held a 49-42 lead at the end of the third
- Kuhlman Schulz scored three points each in the fourth, but the Indians closed out the game with a 65-52 victory
- Kuhlman's 14 points led the Crusader, while Downing and Schulz scored 11 each
- Three Crusaders each pulled down three rebounds while Downing blocked four shots
Belmont Abbey will return to Conference Carolinas action on Thursday, January 3, when it hosts Erskine College for a 5:30 p.m. matchup.