CONWAY, S.C. – It was a tough end to a road trip for the IPFW women’s basketball team, falling to Coastal Carolina 90-63.
Haley Seibert led the Mastodons with 15 points, including shooing a perfect 8-for-8 at the free throw line. Rachel Rinehart joined Seibert in double-digits with 11 points and added pair of steals. Kamilah Carter went for double figures for the first time this season, scoring 10 points. KeShyra McCarver added nine points to go along with a team-high five rebounds.
Coastal Carolina began the game on an 11-0 run before McCarver knocked down a three-pointer at the 15:53 mark. IPFW stormed back with a 13-2 run as Rinehart tied the score at 13-13 on a layup with 13:11 left in the half.
The Chanticleers answered back with a 13-2 run of their own to lead 26-15 with 9:29 to go. Carter connected from downtown as time expired in the first half as the ‘Dons trailed 47-34.
Hillary Moore made a pair of free throws to start the second half, but Coastal Carolina scored six unanswered points. From there, the Mastodons were unable to cut the lead back down to single-digits the rest of the way.
After the Thanksgiving weekend, IPFW returns to action in the Gates Sports Center on December 2 against Detroit at 7 p.m.