BATAVIA, OH - The Lady Trailblazers were shorthanded at UC-Clermont in their regular season finale, falling 63-49 to their USCAA opponents. OCU finishes the regular season at 16-11 and heads into the Mid East Region Tournament as the #2 seed.
After trailing 33-25 at the half, the Blazers rallied to get within 5 points in the second half. Clermont answered back with a three point basket by Dana Finney to push the lead back to 8 points. Clermont held OCU at bay the rest of the way and went on for the 63-49 win.
Teresa Woerner scored a team-high 12 points as the freshman guard gave OCU a boost with a trio of three point baskets on the night. Olivia Davis added 11 points and 7 rebounds in the loss. Brittany Rucker tallied 10 points and 4 assists for the Trailblazers. Maritza Will was strong in the paint with 14 rebounds.
UC-Clermont was led by Dana Finney with 21 points on 8 of 14 shooting.
The Trailblazers will now face Johnson University on Friday at 6:00 PM in the Mid-East Region Semifinal. The winner will advance to face Kentucky Christian University in the Regional Championship on Saturday at 1:00 PM.