This Week: The Trinity College women’s basketball program opens up its 2020 calendar season with two non-conference matchups, taking on R/V Smith Thursday evening before Western New England this Saturday. With both games at home, the Bantams will look to take its positive momentum from 2019 into the new year.
Trinity (9-1) vs. R/V Smith (11-0)
Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 6 p.m.
Series History: Dating back to the 1977-78 season, the Bantams hold a commanding 32-8 overall record against the Pioneers.
Recent History: The last time these two squared off was in 2016-17, seeing Smith come away with a 59-45 home victory.
Trinity (9-1) vs. Western New England (7-2)
Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 2 p.m.
Series History: Dating back to 1995-96, the Bantams are 6-2 all time against WNE.
Season History: Last year, the Bantams were victorious, coming away with a 66-51 road victory.
Notes and Numbers:
- The Bantams closed out its 2019 calendar year with a 60-36 road win over FDU-Florham. Sophomore Katie Kirsch (Pelham, N.H.) went 5-9 from the floor and finished with 10 points and six boards.
- The Bantams haven’t lost since its first game of the season; its nine-game win streak has included five road games.
- Trinity’s 43.4% from the floor is the fourth-best shooting percentage in the NSECAC; the team is averaging 69.1 points per game.
- Saturday’s contest against WNE will also see a free post-game youth clinic, open to the public.