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Blue Jays' rally comes up short in Cornell loss

Blue Jays' rally comes up short in Cornell loss

December 25th, 2011 in News

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa - The Westminster College Blue Jays fell behind by 18 points at halftime and were unable to complete a second-half comeback in bowing to Cornell College 89-80 on Thursday night.

Westminster raced out to a 9-0 lead, but Cornell responded with 10 unanswered points and eventually crafted a 47-29 halftime lead. The Blue Jays pulled within five points twice in the final 5 minutes of the game, but could get no closer.