Brescia traveled to Springfield, OH to compete in the Kiwanis/Wittenberg Holiday Tournament on December 29 and 30. The Lady Bearcats would take on Mount Union in game 1 on the 29th and conclude by facing Mt. St. Joseph on the 30th.
Brescia took on Mount Union in their first game of the tournament and unfortunately, could not get the ball to go in the basket. The Lady Bearcats shot 26.5% from the field. Mount Union jumped on Brescia and cruised to a 63-40 victory. Kelsey Kirkpatrick (JR/Tompkinsville, KY) led the team as the only player in double figures with 16 points.
In the second game against Mt. St. Joseph, the Lady Bearcats were much more competitive and played hard down to the wire. MSJ would ultimately pull out a 52-46 victory. Kirkpatrick led the team again with 10 points. Kirkpatrick, Catherine Dunn (SO/Portland,IN ), and Becca Somers (FR/Eddyville,KY) all pulled in 8 rebounds for the Lady Bearcats. Kirkpatrick was named to the All-Tournament Team.
The Lady Bearcats return to action January 6 as they travel to Rio Grande to continue their River States Conference Schedule.