The Lake Forest College women's basketball team was defeated 61-41 at St. Norbert College Tuesday night. The Foresters were unable to overcome a 26-point halftime deficit.
The Foresters shot just 30 percent from the floor in the game, 1-for-10 from three-point range, and 8-for-15 from the foul line. The Green Knights made 40 percent of their field goal attempts and out-rebounded Lake Forest 42-32.
St. Norbert scored the game's first 15 points and netted the final six of the opening period to take a 37-11 halftime lead. The margin grew to as many as 30 points in the second half before the Foresters out scored the home team 20-10 in the final 10-plus minutes.
Lake Forest fell to 2-4 overall and 1-3 in Midwest Conference play. St. Norbert is now 5-1overall and 2-1 in the league.
The Foresters will host North Central College Friday night at 7:00.