ANDERSON, Ind. - The Kalamazoo College women's basketball team was unable to hold on to its lead as the Hornets lost 65-55 at Anderson University on Monday.
Kalamazoo outscored Anderson in each of the first three quarters, but the Hornets were outscored 23-5 in the fourth.
After holding a slight lead most of the first half, Kalamazoo took a seven-point lead (36-29) into halftime.
The Hornets led by as many as 14 points (44-30) at the 6:36 mark of the third quarter before holding an eight-point lead (50-42) going into the fourth.
Anderson scored the first eight points of the fourth quarter tying the game at 50-50 with 4:54 remaining. Kalamazoo scored its first points of the quarter with 2:57 left to regain the lead (52-50). With the score tied again (52-52) with 2:35 remaining, Anderson outscored Kalamazoo 13-3 to claim the 10-point win.
Kalamazoo shot well early on but finished the game at 35 percent overall compared to 34.4 percent for Anderson. The Hornets sank 9-of-22 3-pointer (40%) compared to 8-of-21 (38%) by Anderson. The host Ravens sank 15-of-19 free throws compared to 4-of-7 for the Hornets.
Anderson held a 42-37 edge in rebounds, including 16-13 on the offensive end.
Kaytlyn Tidey matched her season-high with 19 points.
Isabelle Clark scored 13 points with four rebounds.
Mya Gough blocked seven shots while grabbing five rebounds.
Kalamazoo returns to MIAA play Saturday, Jan. 4 at Alma.