SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- The Siena Heights women's basketball team travled to take on Lawrence Tech in a Wolverine-Hooiser Athletic Conference contest on Saturday. The Saints dropped the contest in overtime with a score of 75-65.
Siena Heights (17-7, 10-6 WHAC) went into halftime with an 11 point advantage, but the Blue Devils were able to close the gap and send the game into overtime. In OT, LTU outscored SHU 12-2 and grabbed the victory.
Lawrence Tech (13-10, 9-7 WHAC) was led by Hayley Walkowski with 22 points, six rebounds and five steals off the bench. Nicole Buckingham contributed 17 points.
SHU shot 44.3% (27-61) from the field while LTU shot 35.2% (25-71). From behind the arc, Siena Heights knocked down 7-28 (25%) and 5-17 (29.4%) for Lawrence Tech. The difference was from the free throw line where the Saints shot only eight free throws, scoring on four of them (50%), while the Blue Devils shot 20-26 (76.9%).
The Saints will be back in action on Wednesday, Feb. 1, when they head to Northwestern Ohio for a WHAC battle. Game time is set for 5:30 p.m.