This Week: The Trinity College women’s basketball team hits the road this weekend, first facing Middlebury Friday night before traveling to Williams Saturday afternoon. The Bantams are coming off of a hot five-game winning streak and look to continue into the upcoming NESCAC games.
Trinity (14-4) vs. Middlebury (12-6)
Friday, January 31, 2020 at 7 p.m.
Pepin Gymnasium — Middlebury, VT
Series History: Since the 1993-94 season, Middlebury holds a 16-11 overall record against the Bantams.
Recent History: The Bantams faced the Panthers twice last season; once in regular season and then again in post-season. When the Bantam first saw the Panthers, the Bantams came out on top winning 59-55. In the NESCAC Quarterfinal game the bantams lost to the Panthers by merely points.
Trinity (14-4) vs. Williams (14-5)
Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 3 p.m.
Lasell Gymnasium — Williamstown, Mass.
Series History: Dating back to 1975-76, Trinity is 12-31 al-time against the Ephs.
Recent History: Trinity and Williams have split the last two contests, with the Bantams coming away with a 64-61 home victory last season.
Notes and Numbers:
- The Bantams hosted its first-ever Pride Game Saturday afternoon, upending Connecticut College 60-57 at home. The team also played non-league MCLA on the road, winning 43-31.
- Senior Peace Kabari (Manchester, N.H.) took NESCAC Player of the Week honors after her performance this weekend. She’s currently fifth on the NESCAC leaderboard in field goal percentage (48.4%) and first in steals per game (2.8), and leads the team in both points per game (11.7) and rebounds (6.9).
- Kabari, combined with first-year Bria Fuller (Springdale, Md.) and sophomore Bailey Hyland (Broad Brook, Md.) are averaging half of the team’s game average; the Bantams average 63 points per game, with the trio averaging a combined 33 points per game.
- Hyland is fifth in the league in defensive rebounds per game, averaging 4.8.