NEW ALBANY, Ind. - The Union women's basketball team dropped a 72-54 decision to host Indiana Southeast on Saturday, dropping the Bulldogs to 1-1 on the season.
Union struggled from the field, shooting 34.5 percent (19-of-55 shots) and 21.1 percent (4-of-19) from 3-point range. IU Southeast hit 40.4 percent (23-of-57) from the floord and was 5-of-14 (35.7 percent) from long range.
The Grenadiers led 37-23 at the half.
IU Southeast's bench came through with 32 points, while Union's helped out with only seven. The Grenadiers only had one player in double figures, Heather Wheat with 18 points. However, IU Southeast had eight players to score five or more points.
IU Southeast is 2-0 on the year.
By the Numbers
The Bulldogs begin Appalachian Athletic Conference play on Tuesday as they pay Milligan (Tenn.) a visit. Game time is set for 5:30 p.m.
|Union (Ky.) 1-1||23||31||54|
|Indiana Southeast 2-0||37||35||72|
|Nov. 9, 2013|
|New Albany, IN|
|Union (Ky.)||Indv. Leaders||Indiana Southeast|
|#33 Lydia Nash - 19||Points||#20 Heather WHEAT - 18|
|3 Players - 5||Rebounds||#12 Mary DYE - 9|
|#2 Amber Taylor - 7||Assists||#20 Heather WHEAT - 5|
|Union (Ky.)||Team Statistics||Indiana Southeast|
|34.5% (19 - 55)||Field Goals %||40.4% (23 - 57)|
|21.1% (4 - 19)||3 Point Field Goals %||35.7% (5 - 14)|
|50% (12 - 24)||Free Throws||63.6% (21 - 33)|
|11||2nd Chance Pts||17|