The 13th ranked University of Mary Washington women's basketball team dropped a 55-41 decision to Greensboro College at the Methodist University Turkey Shootout on Saturday in Fayetteville, N.C. The Eagles, who drop their first regular season game in two years, falls to 3-1 on the season.
The Pride jumped out to an early lead, holding a 20-12 advantage midway through the first half, but the Eagles answered with a run to cut the deficit to just three at halftime at 27-24.
In the second half, the Eagles made a run, and led, 30-29, with 14:26 left on a layup by freshman Caitie Geoghegan. From there, the Pride went on an 11-3 run, and would hold the lead for the remainder of the game.
The Eagles shot 34% from the floor, while the Pride shot 39%. Greensboro made six three pointers, with the Eagles making one. UMW went 4-11 from the free throw line, while GC went 7-9.
The Eagles will face North Carolina Wesleyan College on Sunday at 3:00 p.m.