FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Add Crossroads League Tournament Champions to the resume of the 33-0 University of Saint Francis NAIA No. 1 Lady Cougars.
USF held off #10 Indiana Wesleyan University 75-63 to secure the Lady Cougars’ 11th conference tournament championship before more than 1,200 USF and IWU fans at Hutzell Athletic Center on Monday.
Senior Skylarr Shurn led the way offensively for USF with 27 points and senior backcourt mate Jenelle Wilson added 24 for USF, which won its 31st consecutive game at HAC. Brooke Ridley added 11 points and nine rebounds for USF, which led 35-27 at halftime and outscored the Wildcats (26-7) 40-36 in the final 20 minutes.
Taylor Goshert led IWU scoring with 18 points, Katrina Blackmon added 12 and Emma Stahl 10.