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Weekly Preview: Women’s Basketball Welcomes No. 2 Tufts and Bridgewater State In Pair Of Home Games

Weekly Preview: Women’s Basketball Welcomes No. 2 Tufts and Bridgewater State In Pair Of Home Games

SCHEDULE
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 vs. No. 2 Tufts, 7:30pm
Saturday, December 7th 2019 vs Bridgewater St., 12:00pm

THE LEAD: The Emerson Women's Basketball Team will look to follow up a victory over the Emmanuel Saints last Tuesday when they welcome the No. 2 ranked team in the nation, the Tufts Jumbos to the Brown & Plofker Gym on Tuesday before a matchup with Bridgewater State on Saturday.

LIONS LEADERS

Sam Boyle (Scotts Valley, Calif.):  10.7 Points Per Game, 1.2 Steals Per Game, 0.7 Blocks Per game

Kailee Yan (Mercer Island, Wash.): 10.5 Points Per Game, 2.2 3 Pointers Made Per Game (46%),

Natalie Clydesdale (Pittsburgh, Penn.): 9.7 Points Per Game, 6.3 Rebounds Per Game, 2.2 Steals Per Game, 2.2 Assists per Game

Quinn Madden (Mokena, Ill.): 9.7 Points Per Game, 4.5 Rebounds Per Game

 

SCOUTING THE JUMBOS

  • Tufts enters the game with a 5-0 record, coming in as the No. 2 Ranked Team in the country in the D3Hoops rankings.
    • The Jumbos earned three first place votes.
  • Team Stats: 75.6 Points Per Game, 43 Rebounds Per Game, 19.6 Assists Per Game
  • Five Players average at least 10 points per game for the Jumbos
    • Erica DeCandido – 15.8
    • Cailin Harrington - 11.4
    • Molly Ryan – 11.0
    • Sofia Rosa – 10.6
    • Emily Briggs – 10.0
  • Decandio and Rosa both lead the team with 6.8 rebounds per game
  • Ryan averages just under five assists per game at 4.8

SCOUTING THE BEARS

  • Bridgewater St. enters the week with a 1-4 record and will take on the Dean College Bulldogs on Thursday before the matchup with Emerson on Saturday.
  • Team Stats: 67.2 Points Per Game, 39.2 Rebounds Per Game, 16.6 Assists Per Game
    • Two Players Average at least 10 points per game for the Bears
      • Olivia Dziadyk – 12.6
      • Destiny Fitzgerald – 10.0
  • Destiny Fitzgerald and Maggie Hester lead the team with 5.6 rebounds per game
  • Five Players average over two assists per game
    • Olivia Dziadyk, Maggie Hester – 2.6
    • Hannah Dziadyk, Nicole Bostick, Jordyn Lako – 2.4