Cougars basketball team falls to Wolverines 68-48

The Chatham Cougars basketball team fell 68 to 48 against the Grove City Wolverines on Wednesday, January 14 at the Chatham University Athletic and Fitness Center (AFC).

Photo Credit: Kaylee LaPosta
Photo Credit: Kaylee LaPosta

The Presidents Athletic Conference (PAC) game was filled with excitement as the Cougars battled back and forth with the Wolverines. Senior Becky Rowe started Chatham’s first half momentum with an early three-pointer.

The Cougars junior guard Anna Shashura led the team with 11 points, one assist, and one steal. Other major contributors to Chatham’s total score included junior guard Rachel McClain with eight points, four assists, and two steals and sophomore guard Nikki Ingel with nine points, two assists, and one steal.

Leading the team for the Wolverines was junior forward Kathryn Erbelding, with 20 points on the board.

At the end of the first half, the Cougars were down seven points. The team picked up energy in the second half, shooting five three-pointers to lessen the deficit in the score.

The Cougars fought back hard, but were unable pull ahead in the end. The loss drops Chatham’s season record to 4-10.