BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – The Concordia Clippers women's basketball team traveled to face Bloomfield College in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) North Division game on Tuesday evening. Concordia was unable to earn the road victory as the Bears took a 77-48 win.
Bloomfield began the first quarter with eight unanswered points as the Clippers found themselves down 12-3 at the 5:46 mark. The Bears continued their strong offensive play by outscoring Concordia 15-6 for the remainder of the period as the Clippers trailed 27-9 after 10 minutes of action.
Concordia began the second quarter on a 5-2 run and with 6:36 remaining on the clock were down 33-19. The Clippers would cut their deficit to 10, 35-25, but Bloomfield ended the period on a 7-3 run as Concordia went into the locker room trailing 42-28.
The Bears started the third quarter with six unanswered points to lead 48-28 at the 7:15 mark. The two sides would alternate points as the Clippers couldn't cut into the deficit and trailed 60-41 after the third period.
A quick layup to begin the fourth quarter for Concordia was followed by 10 straight points for Bloomfield as the Clippers were behind 70-43. Concordia was unable to mount a late comeback as the Bears took the 77-48 victory.
Concordia (3-19, 3-10 CACC) will return home on Saturday to face the University of the Sciences, the 19th-ranked program in NCAA Division II. Tip-off for the CACC game in the Meyer Athletic Center is set for 1 p.m. as fans unable to attend can follow the action by clicking on the live stats and video links under the women's basketball schedule page on ConcordiaClippers.com.