Sat., Nov. 20, 2010 [Box Score][Season Box]
Los Angeles, Calif. -- The San Diego Christian College (3-1, 0-0 GSAC) women's basketball team ended their three game win streak on Saturday with a 70-65 loss to Division II Cal State Los Angeles (2-0, 0-0 CCAA). The Hawks are now 1-1 all time against the Golden Eagles, having come out on top last year 53-36.
Freshman Heather Serven had 19 points, shooting 6-11 from the field, 3-9 from downtown, 4-4 from the line and 5 rebounds. Freshman Ashley Mason went 5-9 and 2-4 from the line for 12 points and 5 rebounds. Senior Melissa Villalobos and junior Brittany Robinson both pulled down team high 6 rebounds and freshman Alexa Davison was 4-5 from the field, 1-1 in three point attempts, 1-2 from the line and had 4 rebounds.
CSULA jumped out to an early lead, holding the Hawks at bay throughout the first, opening their largest margin of 9 near the five minute mark. Serven hit a three at 15:07 that brought the Hawks within 1 and then a jumper with a minute remaining off a Robinson defensive rebound to tie the game for the first time. By games end, CSULA would out rebound the Hawks 52 (21-31) to 37 (17-20). SDC went into the locker room down by four, 34-30.
Out of the halftime break, SDC made their first five shots from the field, pulling ahead by 7 to a 47-40 lead. Despite the 17-6 run against them, CSULA would tie the game at 47 with 14 minutes to go. The teams would stay neck and neck until CSULA's point leader Lacy Ramon laid up the momentum changer with 7:47 remaning. From there CSULA hit their free throws (61.5%) and timely shots to pull out the 70-65 win.
CSULA's Ramon finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds, shooting 80% from the field and 60% at the line.
The GSAC conference games begin on November 23 (Tuesday) for the Hawks against The Master's College at 5:30pm at the Ryan Athletic Center.