Freshmen Shine as Women’s Basketball Falls at Grace Bible

The Illinois Tech Women’s Basketball team traveled to Michigan on January 10┬áto take on Grace Bible College. Despite a pair of Illinois Tech freshmen combining for 22 points, the Scarlet Hawks were defeated 81-40.

How it Happened

  • The first half was stagnant for Illinois Tech, as Grace Bible jumped out to an 11-2 lead. The Tigers led 23-8 after the first quarter and 41-17 at halftime.
  • The Scarlet Hawks offense started to heat up in the third quarter, as Erin Efimoff, Madison Davis, and Venika Jarvis combined for 11 points.
  • In the fourth quarter, Illinois Tech had its best offensive output of the day. The Scarlet Hawks netted 12 points, which included five from Davis.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Davis scored 12 points on five-of-10 shooting to go along with four rebounds. It was her second-highest scoring total of the season.
  • Another freshman, Efimoff, tallied 10 points.
  • Jarvis scored eight points and had a career-high 17 rebounds. She also contributed three steals.

Up Next

  • Illinois Tech hosts Maranatha Baptist University on Friday, January 13 at 5 p.m. in the Keating Sports Center. Live audio, video, and stats will be available. The live webcast will be powered by Illinois Media School.