Three Crusaders Reach Double Figures in Final Game of 2018

Three Crusaders Reach Double Figures in Final Game of 2018

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

Up Next

Belmont Abbey will return to Conference Carolinas action on Thursday, January 3, when it hosts Erskine College for a 5:30 p.m. matchup.