SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Lake Superior State women's basketball fell to No. 10 Grand Valley State University 71-50 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Conference play on Saturday inside Bud Cooper Gymnasium.
Lake Superior State (5-8, 0-6 GLIAC) trailed Grand Valley State (13-1, 6-0 GLIAC) 20-15 at the end of the first quarter. After the second quarter of play, Grand Valley led 39-27 heading into the half.
In the third frame, Lake State was edged by Grand Valley 20-11, which brought the score to 59-38 going into the final quarter. In the fourth quarter, both teams notched twelve more points to make the final score 71-50 in favor of GVSU.
Sophomore guard Jenna Gregory led Lake State in scoring with 13 points on 6-of-7 shooting. Lexie Khon, a junior forward, had the next-best point total with 11 – extending her double-figure point streak to seven games.
Lake Superior State converted on 5-of-7 free throws, while Grand Valley was 18-of-26 from the free throw line.
LSSU made 37.3 percent of their shots from the field and GVSU shot 52.2 percent.
Lake State returns to the court next week for a pair of road games against GLIAC opponents. The Lakers face Northern Michigan University on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 5:30 p.m. and Michigan Tech University on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 1 p.m.
Their next home action is on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 5:30 p.m. when the Lakers host Wisconsin-Parkside in a conference matchup in Bud Cooper Gymnasium.
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