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MIDWAY, KY – Following a road loss on Saturday to Indiana University Kokomo, the Ohio Christian University Lady Trailblazers returned to action on Tuesday night facing the Eagles of Midway University on the road.

 

Riding a hot start on the offensive end, the Eagles sprinted out of the gates to take an early 11 point lead in the first quarter. Following a 23-point first quarter, the Eagles added 21 more in the second quarter to build a 14 point halftime lead.

 

In the second half, Ohio Christian began to slow down the Eagles' attack, but a tough shooting night offensively held the Lady Trailblazers from narrowing the deficit. In the final 10 minutes, Ohio Christian outscored Midway 14-13, as the Eagles held on for the 73-58 win.

 

Freshman Rachel Gillum (FR/Springboro, OH) put together the best night for the Lady Trailblazers, grabbing 12 boards to go with 20 points and four assists. Helaina Limas (SO/Medina, OH) was Ohio Christian's second leading scorer with 12, while Staci Pertuset (SR/West Union, OH) finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

 

"We struggled scoring the ball tonight and that really hurt us," said Head Coach Brenda Baker. "We have a tough stretch of games ahead, so we have to come into every game and practice focused and ready to compete."

 

Ohio Christian's next matchup will be a home game against Brescia University on Thursday evening in the Maxwell Center. Tip off is scheduled for 5:00 PM EST.

 

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Youth Groups Invited to Pizza and Points

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Published: December 8, 2021

Ohio Christian University is hosting Pizza and Points for youth groups and prospective students to cheer on the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers during the Men’s Basketball game against the Alice Lloyd College Eagles on January 29th at 1pm. The free event includes admission to the game, pizza, giveaways and face painting. In addition, high school juniors and seniors can enter to shoot a half court shot for a chance to win a $12,000 scholarship! Watch our video from a previous Pizza & Points:   REGISTER A STUDENT REGISTER A GROUP
Ohio Christian University is hosting Pizza and Points for youth groups and prospective students to cheer on the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers during the Men’s Basketball game against the Alice Lloyd College Eagles on January 29th at 1pm. The free event includes admission to the game, pizza, giveaways and face painting. In addition, high school juniors and seniors can enter to shoot
Ohio Christian University is hosting Pizza and Points for youth groups and prospective students to cheer on the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers during the Men’s Basketball game against the