Simpson loses to No. 18 Eastern Oregon on day two of Simpson Classic
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University women’s basketball team played No. 18 Eastern Oregon University on day two of the Simpson Classic on Saturday, Nov. 16. The Red Hawks lost 69-47.
The Red Hawks struggled to keep up with the speed of Eastern Oregon and found themselves down 9-0 with 16 minutes left in the first half. Simpson answered with a 5-0 run, finding themselves only down by four. With solid defense from the Mountaineers, the Red Hawks shot 23 percent from the field and found themselves down 35-17 going into halftime.
The Red Hawks went on a 4-0 run coming out of halftime, but Eastern Oregon fought back and continued to build their lead and on 69-47, handing the Red Hawks their third loss of the season.
The Red Hawks will have an entire week to prepare for their next tournament on November 22-23 held at the Heritage Student Life Center.
Written by Nichole Jones
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.