Freshman Kara Krolicki led all scorers with 22 points in Wednesday's road win over CCSJ
Freshman Kara Krolicki led all scorers with 22 points in Wednesday's road win over CCSJ
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Calumet College of St. Joseph
Women's Basketball - Wed, Jan. 21, 2015
Whiting, Ind. – Logging its seventh straight win and scoring over 100 points for the fourth consecutive game, the No. 4 ranked Saint Xavier University women's basketball team continued its impressive play Wednesday evening with a 101-69 victory over Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) foe Calumet College of St. Joseph (Ind.) in Whiting, Ind.  The Cougars (18-2 overall/9-0 CCAC) were solid from beyond the arc netting 15 three-pointers behind 44 percent (15-for-34) shooting on the night.  Freshman guard Kara Krolicki (Frankfort, Ill./Lincoln-Way East) led all scorers with 22 points connecting on six of her 11 three-point attempts.  Senior forward Morgan Stuut (Marcellus, Mich./Three Rivers) posted her 15th double-double of the season behind 11 points and game-best 14 rebounds. 
 
Senior guard Suzie Broski (Rockford, Ill./Boylan Catholic) had a nice game for the Cougars with 19 points, while junior center Caitlin McMahon (Frankfort, Ill./Lincoln-Way East) notched a double-double effort as well with 12 points and 13 rebounds.  Saint Xavier out-rebounded Calumet College, 58-39, in the game and also did a great job distributing the basketball to the tune of 27 assists.  SXU asserted itself early in the game jumping out to a 17-10 lead in the opening five minutes following a three-pointer by Stuut.  The Cougars led by as many as 17 points (53-36) in the first half before taking a 53-40 lead into the locker room at halftime.  SXU continued to pull away in the second half taking building its advantage over 30 points late in the game.
 
Saint Xavier (18-2 overall/9-0 CCAC) heads to Joliet, Ill., on Saturday, January 24, for a conference match-up with rival University of St. Francis (Ill.).  The game is scheduled for a 5 p.m. tip-off at the Pat Sullivan Center in Joliet.