Crimson Wave Athletics
Calumet College of St. Joseph
2400 New York Ave. Whiting, IN 46394
The Crimson Wave came out strong taking a 19-8 lead in the first ten minutes of play behind 13 points from Alyssa White and 11 from China Cordova. The Crimson Wave continued to build their lead taking a 25-10 advantage with just over eight minutes left in the half. After a small TIU run the Crimson Wave took a 41-30 lead into the break. White ended the first half 5-11 from the field and 3-6 from behind the arc. Cordova added to the success at 4-6 from the field and 3-4 from downtown.
The Crimson Wave kept the lead throughout the second half. TIU made a small run midway through the half cutting the Crimson Wave advantage down to four. Cordova would answer back quickly giving CCSJ a seven-point lead. This would be the closest the Trojans would come as the Crimson Wave took the victory 72-57.
White led all scorers with 20 points. Cordova threw in 19 while teammate Dariyan Morris tallied 17 points. Gia Ezell grabbed 13 rebounds in the victory.
The Crimson Wave now 8-17 overall and 2-9 in the CCAC will host the University of St. Francis on Saturday at 1:00 pm.
CCSJ led the Cougars 8-7 at the 17:05 mark with three of Dariyan Morris’s 14 first half points. The Cougars would lead by 10 points at the 11:47 mark. Seven straight point from CCSJ starting with a Gia Ezell bucket in the paint, followed by a China Cordova three 25 seconds later cut the SXU advantage to five. An Alyssa White buck from the wing brought CCSJ within three 22-19 at the 10:34 mark. The Cougars would make a run of their own taking a 53-40 lead at the break.
This would be the closest the Crimson Wave would come as the Cougars took the game 101-69.
The Crimson Wave put four players in double digits with Morris leading the way with 19 points while Cordova added 17 points. Latoi Merriweather and Ezell added 12 and 10 points in the effort. Ezell also grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Crimson Wave will be back in action on Saturday at 1:00 pm when they host Robert Morris in a CCAC match up.
The Crimson Wave came out strong on the offensive end. At the 8:43 mark in the first half CCSJ went on an 11-0 run to take a 27-14 lead with just over five minutes left in the half. The ladies kept the lead heading into the break, 32-22.
The Eagles started the second half slowly chipping away at the CCSJ lead. The Crimson Wave held on for much of the first ten minutes of the second until Judson too the lead with 10:41 left in the game. This was the last lead CCSJ would see as the Eagles would take the game 66-53.
Dariyan Morris led CCSJ with 27 points and 11 rebounds while teammate Gia Ezell threw in 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the effort.
The Crimson Wave are now 7-14 overall and 1-6 in the CCAC. CCSJ will travel to Cardinal Stritch University on Saturday January 17th for a 2:00 pm CCAC match up.