Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

This Week: The Trinity College women's basketball team picked up a pair of wins, against Stevens and St. Joseph's (L.I.), last week to improve to 13-5 on the year. This week, the Bantams travel to Williams on Friday and Middlebury on Sunday for a pair of pivotal New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) battles as we enter the home stretch of the regular season.

Trinity (13-5) at Williams (10-8)
Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Lasell Gymnasium
Hartford, Connecticut
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Trinity (13-5) at Middlebury (13-5)
Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Pepin Gymnasium
Middlebury, Vermont
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Williams Series History: The Bantams are 12-29 against Williams since the 1975-76 season.

Recent history against the Ephs: Trinity fell, 68-54, last season in Hartford.

Middlebury Series History: Trinity is 10-14 in the all-time series with Middlebury, dating back to the first contest in the winter of 1993-94.

Recent history against the Panthers: The Bantams forced 15 Middlebury turnovers but ultimately lost, 65-59, in February of 2017.

Game Notes:

- Sophomore Peace Kabari totaled six points, four rebounds, four assists, three steals, and a blocked shot in the team's 66-42 win against Stevens. She followed up with 12 points, six boards, three assists, three steals, and a block in the 68-45 victory at St. Joseph's. Kabari is 11th in the NESCAC in rebounding (6.4 rpg) and tied for fifth in assists (3.4 apg).

- Junior Courtney Erickson leads the team and ranks sixth in the NESCAC in scoring (12.9 ppg) while shooting 45.6% from the floor this winter. Erickson finished with 12 points, six boards and three steals against the Eagles last weekend. 

- Junior Erin Cunningham scored a game-high 19 points against Stevens thanks to a blistering 7-of-9 shooting performance and pulled down seven rebounds as well. Cunningham is fourth in the NESCAC in field goal efficiency (.554) and leads the entire nation in three-point shooting (.553). 

- Rookie Allie Morin scored 12 points against Stevens and tallied six rebounds, three assists and one steal as well. It was Morin's second double-digit effort of the winter as she has played in all 18 of the team's games .

- Trinity is the fourth highest scoring team in the NESCAC, averaging 67.1 points per game, while holding opponents to just 57.9 points per contest. The Bantams are also fourth in the league in three-point shooting (.336) and allow the third fewest rebounds to opposing teams per contest (31.5 rpg). 

- The Bantams hit the road for three-straight contests before finishing out the regular season with three games in a row in front of the home crowd at Oosting.