This Week: The Trinity College women's basketball team enters the week with a 16-4 record after splitting a pair of New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) matchups last weekend at home. This week, the Bantams return to action on Friday versus Wesleyan in their final home game of the regular season before traveling down the road to New London on Sunday to take on the Connecticut College Camels.
Trinity (16-4) at Conn College (12-8)
Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at 2 p.m.
Luce Field House
New London, Connecticut
History versus Wesleyan: Trinity is 41-24 versus Wesleyan all-time, dating back to the 1975-76 season.
Last meeting against the Cardinals: Wesleyan came away with a 59-50 victory over the Bantams in Middletown last February.
History versus Conn College: Trinity is 18-7 versus the Camels since the first-ever matchup during the 1996-97 season.
Last meeting against the Camels: Trinity clipped the Camels, 52-50 last winter in Hartford, coming back after trailing by four entering the fourth quarter.
- Trinity leads the NESCAC in three-point shooting (.381), is third in assists (16.6 apg) and in steals (9.8 spg), and is creating 18.4 turnovers per contest (3rd in NESCAC). The Bantams are holding opponents to a dismal 24.5% mark from beyond the arc (2nd in NESCAC) and are second in the conference with a +12.7 rebounding margin.
- Senior Courtney Erickson averaged 18.0 points and 5.0 rebounds last week. She scored a season-high 26 points with six boards, including her 500th career rebound against Williams to become the 12th Bantam in program history to reach the milestone. She added 10 points and four rebounds in Trinity's 59-55 victory over Middlebury. She ranks 11th in the NESCAC in rebounding, averaging 6.3 per game, and 13th in scoring (11.4 ppg).
- Senior co-captain Erin Cunningham leads the league in three-point shooting (.472, 7th in nation) and is second on the team in scoring (10.6 ppg). Classmate Becky Reifler is third in the NESCAC in three-point shooting (.465) while sophomore Allie Morin is tied for seventh in the conference with a 2.3 assist to turnover ratio.
- Junior Peace Kabari ranks second in the league in assists (4.0 apg) and is the conference leader in steals, averaging 2.4 per game. Kabari was instrumental in Trinity's victory over Middlebury on Sunday, recording a career-high five blocks to go along with eight rebounds and three assists.
- After Friday's game versus Wesleyan, the Bantams finish the regular season with three-straight road games. Trinity is 7-1 this season on the road and 9-2 in front of its home crowd.