The University of La Verne women’s basketball team traveled to Pasadena on Saturday, taking their 10-0 record into the game against the Caltech Beavers.
The Leopards battled in the first quarter and got a single-digit lead going into halftime. The Beavers were confident at home, knocking down a couple of three-pointers to get them back into the game by the end of the third quarter. Both teams traded baskets, each failing to grasp a lead, and the game went into overtime.
The Leopards ultimately prevailed, showing composure and knocking down critical free throws to seal the game 55-52.
Senior Jazzlyn Johnson led La Verne with 13 points and six rebounds. Casey Kuramoto added three in the win.
The Leopards will host Claremont Mudd-Scripps on Wednesday.
– Courtesy La Verne Athletics