ST. LOUIS — The Lady Blue Jays surrendered 23 points off 24 turnovers and had their two-game SLIAC winning streak ended in a loss to the Lady Gorloks on Saturday.
Westminster College (5-8, 4-2 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) trailed 24-15 after one quarter and could never catch up as Webster University gradually extended its lead. The Lady Gorloks were up 38-26 at halftime and 65-50 to start the fourth quarter.
Junior guard Kallee Dowler connected for a game-high 21 points to lead three players in double figures for the Lady Blue Jays, who shot 44 percent (25-of-57) from the field. Sophomore guard Abbie Reece tallied 13 points and freshman forward Abby Nichols came off the bench to contribute 10.
Senior forward Mikalyn Callahan finished with a team-high six rebounds as Westminster was clipped on the boards 33-29.
Addison Beussink and Naomi Johnson put up 17 points apiece to spark five players in double figures for Webster, which shot 58 percent (34-of-59) as a team and overcame 21 turnovers.
Julie Baudendistel was next with 14 points for the Lady Gorloks, Jaysea Morgan added 12 and Hannah Cottrell had 11.
The Lady Blue Jays return home to face SLIAC opponent Fontbonne University at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.