Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

This Week: The Trinity College women's basketball team went 2-1 last week, highlighted by a 59-55 victory over New Engand Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) foe Colby College, to improve to 11-5 on the year. This week, the Bantams will look to pick up a pair of non-conference victories as they host Stevens on Tuesday ahead of a Saturday road game at St. Joseph's (L.I.).

Match-up:
Trinity (11-5) v. Stevens (7-7)
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
Oosting Gymnasium
Hartford, Connecticut
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Trinity (11-5) at St. Joseph's (L.I.) (4-8)
Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
Danzi Center
Patchogue, New York
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Stevens Series History: This is the first-ever meeting between the two schools.

St. Joseph's Series History: Trinity is 1-0 against the Eagles, all-time, after a 51-point drubbing last winter in Hartford.

Game Notes:

- Sophomore Peace Kabari averaged 13.3 points, five rebounds, and six assists in the team's three games last week. She had 16 points, seven assists, three rebounds, and two steals in a 74-56 win over Dean and added 15 points, five rebounds, seven assists, and three steals in a 59-55 victory against Colby. Kabari is tenth in the NESCAC in rebounding (6.6 rpg) and fifth in assists (3.3 apg)

- Junior Courtney Erickson leads the team and ranks fifth in the NESCAC in scoring (13.4 ppg) while shooting 45.5% from the floor this winter. Erickson led the team with 18 points and seven rebounds against Bowdoin. 

- Junior Erin Cunningham scored 15 points in both of Trinity's wins last week and shot nearly 55% from the floor in the three games. The junior is fourth in the NESCAC in field goal efficiency (.557) and second in three-point shooting (.537). 

- Sophomore Emily Peters ranks seventh in the conference with a 1.7 assist to turnover ratio while shooting over 47% from the field (3rd on team). Peters scored six points off the bench for the Bantams against the Polar Bears while going 2-for-2 on the day.

- Trinity is the fourth highest scoring team in the NESCAC, averaging 67.1 points per game, while holding opponents to just 59.7 points per contest. The Bantams are also fourth in the league in three-point shooting (.331) and allow the third fewest rebounds to opposing teams per contest (31.5 rpg). 

- Tuesday's game versus Stevens is the team's final home game until February 4th. The Bantams play four consecutive road games before closing out the regular season with three-straight games at Oosting.