NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Kalamazoo College women's basketball team dropped its game at Saint Mary's as the Belles came through victorious 71-58.
The Hornets and Belles played a close first half as Kalamazoo was up by as many as six in the first quarter and held a 16-15 lead at the end of it. The teams traded leads during the second quarter, but Saint Mary's took a 31-24 lead into the halftime break.
The Belles outscored the Hornets 23-15 in the third quarter while Kalamazoo worked a two-point advantage in the fourth quarter while holding Saint Mary's scoreless in the final 5:53.
Kalamazoo shot 22 of 57 from the field while connected on six of 19 three-pointers. The Hornet defense accounted for seven blocked shots and four steals.
Kaytlyn Tidey led the scoring attack with 18 points and added three rebounds and three assists.
Georgie Andrews had a team-high nine rebounds and added nine points of her own.
The Hornets return to action on Saturday, Jan. 25 when they host Trine at 3 p.m.