The Cavaliers saw their 6-game win streak come to a streaking halt when they were handed a 62-36 loss by the Alvernia Crusaders on Monday night. Alvernia’s defense held the Cavaliers to their second lowest point total of the season. The loss brings the Cavaliers record down to 13-8 with four games remaining in the season.
The game against Alvernia also marked the Cavaliers last non-conference game of the season in which the team finished 5-5 against non-conference opponents.
The Crusaders got off to quick start and at that half they were leading 27-18. They held Cabrini to just a 31.8 field goal percentage in the first half with their stingy defense.
The second half was much of the same with Alvernia outscoring the Cavs 35-18.
Senior guard Alyssa Brady was one bright spot for the Cavs by scoring 17 points in 30 minutes of play. Brady was the lone Cavalier to score in double figures. She was 6-8 from the floor overall and hit 2-4 shots from the 3-point line. Brady is the team’s leading scorer this season averaging a career-high 14.8 points per game.
Sophomore forward Allie Toczylowski scored a team-high 14 points and junior guard Kelli McIntyre scored 11 points to lead the Crusaders to victory.
The Cavaliers look to get back on the winning track with an away game vs. league opponent Immaculata University.
The Cavs also will look forward to rematches against Gwynedd-Mercy College and Neumann University. Both teams defeated the Cavs earlier in the season and currently sit in front of them in the CSAC South Standings.