NORFOLK, Va. - In front of a sellout crowd of 8,472 fans on Education Day, the Loyola University Maryland women’s basketball team fell to Old Dominion, 64-41, in the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
Senior Colleen Marshall led the Greyhounds with 14 points, while Jeneh Perry recorded her third double-double in as many games. The senior forward posted 12 points and 10 rebounds. Sophomore Bri Betz-White also scored in double figures, recording 10 points and shooting 6-for-6 from the charity stripe.
Loyola (2-5) and Old Dominion (2-6) played a close first quarter, as the two teams traded leads on three occasions. The Greyhounds totaled eight points in the first frame, recording six from the free-throw line.
The Greyhounds entered the second quarter down by only two points, 10-8, but the Lady Monarchs used a 12-2 run to extend their lead to double figures, which they held onto for the remainder of the contest.
Loyola outscored Old Dominion, 17-13, in the third quarter and pulled within 12 points in the fourth quarter, but the Greyhounds were unable to overcome their first-half deficit.
The Greyhounds return to action Saturday, traveling to Emmitsburg, Maryland, to face the Mount in the second game of a Loyola-Mount St. Mary’s doubleheader. The men’s teams will faceoff at 2 p.m., followed by the women at 4:30 p.m.