RIVER FOREST, Ill. - The Kalamazoo College women's basketball team lost its season opener 69-41 at Dominican University Saturday evening.
Kalamazoo led 11-8 after the first quarter, but the Hornets were outscored 19-7 in the second and trailed 27-18 at halftime. The host Stars added to their lead with 32 points in the third quarter. Kalamazoo won the fourth 14-10, but it wasn't enough to overcome the large deficit following the third quarter.
Dominican shot 40.6 percent overall while limiting Kalamazoo to 24.6 percent. The Stars also held a 48-40 advantage in rebounds, including 21-17 on the offensive end.
Kaytlyn Tidey led the Hornets with 20 points and five rebounds in her first collegiate game.
Kalamazoo returns to action on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Goshen College.