A tough loss to swallow -- Sullivan defeats New Haven 32-34

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New Haven, Mo. - Sullivan came out scoring the first five points, leading from start to finish, led by sophmore guard, Justin Biermann scoring a team high 12 points.  Lance Gerlemann led the Rocks also scoring 12 points.

Sullivan led late in the third quarter 14-22 when New Haven went on a run, trying to erase the eight point deficit.  Ryan Menke had been quit for the majority of the game until he knocked down a three to end the third quarter 17-22.  Menke came out in the fourth to knock down another three and brining the Rock within four. (20-24)

The Sullivan defense and miss opportunities caught up with the Rocks late in the fourth quarter.  The Eagles missed the front end of a one on one, but New Haven was not able to get the rebound, causing them to foul with under 30 seconds to go.  The same thing happened on the next free throw, the Rocks did not box out and Sullivan simply out hustled the Rocks.

The Eagles went on to make both free throws giving them a  five-point lead with just seven seconds left.  Austin Madden hit a three as the game ended making the final score 32-34.

Sullivan improves to 3-3 on the year and 1-0 in conference play.  New Haven falls to 4-2, 0-1 on the year.