The University of Findlay women's basketball team lost 77-66 to Ashland University on Jan. 22 in Ashland, Ohio. The loss gives the Oilers a 9-6 record on the season with a 5-6 mark in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).
The Eagles hit a three pointer at the buzzer to enter the break with a 40-37 lead. The shot gave the Eagles some momentum as they eventually built a 19-point margin midway through the second half. The Oilers then made a run towards the end of the game, but ran out of time as their three-game winning streak was snapped.
The Oilers shot 42.6 percent (23-of-54) from the floor while the Eagles posted a 53.6 percent (30-of-56) shooting clip in the game. The Eagles also out-rebounded Findlay by a 41-27 margin.
Senior guard Ciara Geiger posted a season-high 18 points on 7-of-14 shooting while senior guard Nikki Gunning had 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting. Geiger also added four rebounds, two assists and two steals while Gunning made 5-of-8 tries from long range.
The Eagles were led by Laina Snyder, who had 18 points and ten rebounds. Andi Daugherty also recorded a double-double with 13 points and 12 boards.
The Oilers will return to the hardwood on Saturday when they travel to Painesville, Ohio to take on Lake Erie at 1 p.m.