LOS ANGELES — Triana Anderson scored a game-high 16 points off the bench to keep the Tigers alive, but the Occidental women's basketball team couldn't overcome a slow start and fell to the San Diego Christian Hawks 61-56 on Tuesday night.
Anderson made the most of her time on the court, going 4-6 from the field with a 3-pointer and 7-7 from the line. The sophomore guard also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds.
Berika Egberuare led the Hawks with 14 points and Whitnery Braeutigam scored 12 points.
Dru Ishibashi got the Tigers to within one when she knocked down a shot from beyond the arc with 8:40 left in the 3rd quarter. But San Diego Christian's Kaylie Fandino responded with a three of her own to end the threat.
Season Impact: Oxy falls to 0-2 on the year. San Diego Christian improves to 3-1 .
Next Game: The Tigers are back in action on Saturday, hosting St. Catherine at 2 p.m.
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