Calvin Women's Basketball Falls to No. 5 Thomas More in Rochester Chuck Resler Invitational

Calvin Women's Basketball Falls to No. 5 Thomas More in Rochester Chuck Resler Invitational
ROCHESTER, NY - Calvin fell to No. 5 Thomas More 70-52 in the first round of the University of Rochester Chuck Resler Invitational Friday afternoon.

Calvin (0-2) battled the Saints on even terms for one half of play, trailing just 29-27 at halftime. The Knights slipped behind Thomas More 48-40 at the end of the third quarter.

Thomas More then outscored Calvin 22-12 in the final quarter of play.

Senior Ali Spayde (Lewis Center, Ohio/Worthington Christian HS) had another big game for the Knights, scoring 27 points while grabbing four rebounds.

Junior Rachel Warners (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) just missed a double-double, scoring nine points and grabbing nine rebounds. 

Thomas More (1-0) was led by Madison Temple with 14 points and 12 rebounds. 

Calvin shot 32.8 percent from the field and was outrebounded by Thomas More 54-25.

Calvin will face Capital University in the consolation game on Saturday at 1 p.m.