Jan. 16, 2008 - The Fontbonne University women's basketball suffered their second conference loss of the season to first place Maryville University tonight 86-45. The loss dropped Fontbonne to 5-8 overall and 4-2 in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC). Maryville to 10-3 overall and 6-0 in the SLIAC.
Maryville forced the Griffins into 42 turnovers while committing only 18 themselves. The Saints raced out to a 36-22 halftime lead and never let the Griffins back into the game in the second half. Fontbonne was led by senior guard Heather McAllister who scored 13 points while grabbing 10 rebounds.
Fontbonne returns to the court Saturday (Jan. 19) when they travel to Lincoln, Illinois to play Lincoln Christian College. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.