Trinity Defeated by Calumet-St. Joseph
On Senior Day in the DeVos Gymnasium the Trolls took on Calumet College of St. Joseph (Whiting, Indiana) in the final game of the season. Trinity had a very slow start that created a deficit that was too hard to overcome. After a 21 point half-time deficit the Trolls fought hard in the second period, but ended with an 86-64 loss. Trinity concludes their season with a 12-17 overall record and a 7-14 CCAC record.
The first few minutes of the game were not good for the Trolls as the Crimson Wave came out firing. Calumet-St. Joseph, who was 9-of-18 from the arc in the period, jumped to a 31-7 lead in the first nine minutes. Trinity started to settle in and find their offensive. They cut the gap to 15 with three minutes left in the period, but were down 21, 50-29, at the half.
The Trolls matched the Crimson Wave in the second half, but could not gain ground. The closest they came was within 14 points, but the damage had already been done. In the end they fell by 22 points.
For the game Trinity ended with a .453 field goal percentage, a .364 three-point percentage, and a .727 free throw percentage. The Crimson Wave was .492 percent from the field, .481 percent from the arc, and .882 percent from the line. Trinity had a total of 25 rebounds and Calumet-St. Joseph had 35. Jordan Perry led the team with 18 points and reached his 1,000 career point. Jouzas Balciunas and Myles Birgans each had 10 points. Perry was the high rebounder with seven and Christian Cantu had six assists.