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Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

This Week: Fresh off its first league win of the season, the Trinity College women’s basketball program will play two weeknight contests this week, traveling to Babson on Tuesday before playing NESCAC rival Wesleyan Friday evening.

 

Tuesday Matchup:

Trinity (10-4) at Babson (7-5)

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 6 p.m.

Staake Gymnasium — Wellesley, Mass.

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Series History: Dating back to 1989, Trinity is 6-9 all-time against Babson.

Recent History: The Beavers have taken three of the last four meetings, but the two programs haven’t played each other since 2009.

 

Friday Matchup:

Trinity (10-4) at Wesleyan (8-5)

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 7 p.m.

Silloway Gymnasium — Middletown, Conn.

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Series History: Dating back to its first contest in 1975-76, the Bantams are 42-24 overall against the Cardinals.

Recent History: Last season, the Bantams hosted Wesleyan, coming away with an 80-76 victory; senior Peace Kabari (Manchester, N.H.) paced the offense with 28 points, five rebounds, and five assists.

 

Notes and Numbers:

  • Kabari leads the NESCAC in steals, registering 40 so far this season. Offensively, she’s averaging 10.8 points (13 against league opponents), 2.9 assists, and 7.1 rebounds per game.
  • Sophomore Elizabeth Althoff (Staten Island, N.Y.) is third in the NESCAC in blocks with 25.
  • Trinity’s offense has been averaging just shy of 65 points per game, shooting 41.4% from the floor this season
  • All five starters for the Bantams are averaging just above or just below 10 pointer per game; as a group, they’re averaging 47.6 points per game.