Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

This Week: The Trinity College women's basketball team enters the final week of the regular season with a 14-8 overall record after going 1-1 last week, highlighted by a 52-50 victory over Conn College on Sunday. This week, Trinity hosts the Bates College Bobcats on Friday night before another New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) battle, this time versus the Tufts University Jumbos, on Sunday. The Bantams will honor the members of their senior class before Sunday's 2 p.m. game against Tufts.

Match-up:
Trinity (14-8) v. Bates (7-16)
Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Oosting Gymnasium
Hartford, Connecticut
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Trinity (14-8) v. Tufts (20-3)
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Oosting Gymnasium
Hartford, Connecticut
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Bates Series History: The Bantams are 9-22 against Bates since the two sides first played during the winter of 1978-79.

Recent history against the Bobcats: Trinity fell, 82-73, to the Bobcats last season in Lewiston. 

Tufts Series History: Trinity is 15-19 in the all-time series with the Jumbos, dating back to the first-ever contest in the 1984-85 season.

Recent history against the Jumbos: Tufts came out on top in a 74-39 victory in Medford.

Game Notes:

- Junior Courtney Erickson leads the team in scoring (12.6 ppg) and rebounding (6.4 rpg, 13th in NESCAC) and has notched three double-doubles thus far this winter. Erickson scored 13 points against Wesleyan last week to go along with six rebounds.

- Sophomore Peace Kabari had a team-high 17 points, making 7-of-13 shots from the field, and also led the Bantams on the boards with nine rebounds and three steals versus Wesleyan. Against Conn College, Kabari totaled seven points, seven rebounds, seven assists, six steals, and a blocked shot. Kabari is averaging 10.0 points per game this year and is sixth in the NESCAC with 2.2 steals per game, tied for sixth in assists (3.2 apg) and fifth in offensive rebounding (2.7 orpg).  

- Junior Erin Cunningham is one of four Bantams to average double-figures this year (10.6 ppg). She is fifth in the NESCAC in field goal efficiency (.530) and leads the entire nation in three-point shooting (.547). Cunningham is also averaging 5.8 rebounds per contest and scored 11 points on 3-of-6 shooting from three-point land against Conn College on Sunday. 

- Sophomore Meghan Lewis scored in double-figures for the second time this season, finishing with 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting against Conn College. The second-year player has played in all 22 games and has earned starts in the team's last 11 contests.

- Rookie Allie Morin notched a career-high five assists in Trinity's victory over the Camels. It was the sixth game all year that Morin has dished out three or more assists. She also collected a pair of steals, the 11th time she's came away with multiple steals in a game this winter.

- Trinity is the fifth highest scoring team in the NESCAC, averaging 63.8 points per game, while holding opponents to just 57.5 points per contest. The Bantams are also third in the league in three-point shooting (.328) and allow the fifth fewest rebounds to opposing teams per contest (33.8 rpg).