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Solid defensive effort comes up short

Solid defensive effort comes up short

GEORGETOWN, Texas – Southwestern held a stout UT Dallas offense to their second lowest point total of the season but ultimately fell 50-44.


  • After a first quarter that saw just seven combined field goals from the two teams UTD held a slight advantage 11-8.
  • Southwestern took a brief lead in the second quarter but the Comets pulled ahead again and sent Southwestern into the locker room trailing by five, 22-17.
  • UT Dallas' press challenged the Pirates early in the third and allowed the Comets to mount a 13 point lead early in the frame. SU buckled down and pulled within three points with 2:24 remaining but still trailed 39-30 heading into the fourth.
  • Southwestern again posted a comeback and came within two points with 2:48 remaining, but UTD's Nicolette Erkman hit a three to put the Comets out of reach.



  • Field goals: SU 32.7% (17-52); UTD 32.7% (18-55)
  • 3-point: SU 0.0% (0-12); UTD 25% (5-20)
  • Free throws: 66.7% (10-15); UTD 45% (9-20)
  • Rebounds: SU 39; UTD 39
  • Turnovers: SU 25; UTD 25


Southwestern drops to 2-7 on the year. They return to action on New Year's Eve for a rematch of Thursday night's overtime loss to Hardin-Simmons. Tipoff is set for 5:30 pm in Abilene.