The men’s and women’s basketball teams each took on Mid-Atlantic Christian University (MACU) on Monday, February 15, with the men earning their third win of the season 84-72 and the women falling 55-48.
Coming into the currently scheduled final week of the season, the men’s basketball team sits at 3-2 on the year. That above .500 record comes courtesy of a resounding win over MACU on Monday, with the Crusaders earning redemption after their 78-68 loss on February 6. John Paul Vander Woude continued his impressive freshman season, scoring 19 points and leading the team with assists with 6. Owen Kennedy put up a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds, while Joe Dotson led the team with 23 points.
In the women’s game, the Crusaders put up a hard fight in the second half but ultimately came up short to MACU 55-48. Sophomore phenom Kate Walz led the team with 19 points, while Agnes Wingate and Annie McGraw each had strong games as well with 13 points and 10 points respectively. The Crusaders now sit at 1-2 on their shortened season with two games left at home.
The men’s basketball team will next play Appalachian Bible College on their home court on Tuesday, February 23, before wrapping up their season on Saturday, February 27 at home against Patrick Henry College. The women’s basketball team will play their final two games against Patrick Henry College, the first on Thursday, February 25, and the second on Saturday, February 27.
All games are currently closed to the public, but livestreams will be available of home games on the college’s ChristendomTube page.
For more information, please visit christendomathletics.com.