January 20, 2013

Women's Basketball Looks To Improve To 5-1 In NEC At Central Connecticut State On Monday

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opening tip... Monday's game between Mount St. Mary's and Central Connecticut State marks the 28th meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 1997-98 season.
• The Mount leads the series 18-9, but the Blue Devils have won five of the last six meetings in the series.
• Central Connecticut State swept the season series last season after downing the Mount 73-63 on Jan. 12, 2012 in Emmitsburg and then took a 72-68 decision on Feb. 27, 2012 in New Britain.
• The Mount's last win in the series was a 55-45 victory on Feb. 18, 2010 and the squad's last victory in the road in the series was a 71-56 decision on Jan. 12, 2008.

about the blue devils... Central Connecticut State comes into the contest 9-7 overall and 3-2 in Northeast Conference play after defeating Wagner 82-53 on Saturday.
• Senior C Kristen Daamen paced the Blue Devils with 21 points and 11 rebounds against the Seahawks. Daamen has posted double figures in her last three games and six times this season. Daamen, who registered 12 points in a 62-57 win against Sacred Heart on Jan. 14, ranks second on the team with 9.4 points and 5.0 rebounds per game.
• Senior G Jaclyn Babe added 19 points against Wagner. Babe has scored double figures in 13 of the 16 games this season, including posting 25 points in a 67-62 loss against Saint Francis on Jan. 7. The  senior leads the team with 16.3 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.
• Junior G Jessica Babe ranks third on the team with 7.9 points and 6.4 rebounds per game. The junior notched 13 points in a 76-54 win against Delaware State on Dec. 29.

last time we met... Central Connecticut State defeated Mount St. Mary's 72-68 Feb. 27, 2012. Jessie Kaufman paced the Mount with 19 points. Selina Mann posted 12 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and five steals while Ashley Christie also had 12 points in the loss. Jaclyn Babe fueled the Blue Devils with 19 points. Kaley Watras added 14 points, Kirsten Daamen had 12 points, Jessica Babe posted 11 points and Lauren Arbogast chipped in 10 points.

quick hits on bryant game... Mount St. Mary's defeated Bryant 86-84 in overtime on Saturday. The Mount rallied from 17 points down in the first half to earn its first overtime win since downing San Francisco 79-77 on Dec. 31, 2010. The Mountaineers also rallied from 17 points to win that contest.
• Redshirt junior Sydney Henderson paced the Mount with 21 points. It was the redshirt junior's fourth 20-point performance this season. Henderson is averaging 11.6 points and 5.4 rebounds per game in league play.
• Senior Selina Mann added 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists against the Bulldogs.  Mann scored the decisive basket with 77 seconds left in the game. The senior has posted three double-digit performances this season with two games of 17 points or more.
• Junior Kayla Grossett added 15 points and a career-high five assists against Bryant. The junior is averaging 9.0 points per game in conference play. Grossett has registered a career-best three steals in three of her last four games.
• Senior Tara Lonergan notched her fourth-straight double-digit performance after tallying 12 points on Saturday. Lonergan leads the Mount with 12.0 points per game in NEC play. The Mountaineers have won the last six games when the senior reaches double digits.
• Mount St. Mary's is shooting 46.0 percent from the field in league games this season. The Mount leads in the league in field goal percentage in NEC games. The squad has shot over 50 percent in a half five times in the circuit including three times at 60 percent.
• The Mount is now 4-1 in NEC play to notch its best start since Mount St. Mary's won the first seven games in the 1999-00 season.
• Dating back to last season, the Mountaineers are 10-2 in its last 12 games in the league. It is the best stretch in team history since Mount St. Mary's won the final five league games in the 1998-99 season and the first seven games in the circuit the following season.

next on tap... Mount St. Mary's concludes its five-game road trip that spans four states at Robert Morris on Saturday.
• The Mount returns home to host Wagner on Jan. 28, Sacred Heart on Feb. 2 and Quinnipiac on Feb. 4.
• The Mountaineers are in a stretch of seven of 10 on the road.

historic road trip... For the first time in program history, the Mount will embark on a five-game Northeast Conference road trip.
• With its win at Bryant on Saturday, the Mount is guaranteed to return home with a winning mark on this road trip.
• The Mount has traveled for four-straight league games seven times in the circuit. The squad has come back with a winning mark six times, once split the four games and once came back with a losing mark.
• It will be the 13th time in program history the Mountaineers will be on the road for five consecutive games or more.
• The Mount has been on a five-game road trip eight times, a six game road trip once, twice had a seven game road trip and in 2009-10 went on the road for nine-straight contests.
• In road trips of five games or more, Mount St. Mary's has posted a winning mark seven times, a losing mark five times and came back with a .500 record on the trip once.
• It marks the first road trip of five games or more since the nine-game trip in 2009-10 and the ninth time in the Division I era.
free throws in the nation... Mount St. Mary's  ranks sixth in free throw percentage in the nation through  games on Jan. 17.
• The Mount shot 80.4 percent through games on Dec. 20 to rank fourth in the nation, but currently stands in  sixth place with 78.8 percent from the charity stripe.

in the league... Mount St. Mary's leads the Northeast Conference in free throw percentage (.789).
• The Mount is also in the top five of the statistics for scoring defense (5th, 61.2), scoring defense (5th, -2.9) field goal percentage (2nd, 395), 3-point field goal percentage (3rd, .324), 3-point field goal defense (2nd, .289), rebounding defense (5th, 39.6), turnover margin (3rd, +0.88) and assist-to-turnover ratio (4th, 0.77).
• Redshirt junior Sydney Henderson ranks second in the circuit in minutes played (36.50), sixth in defensive rebounds (4.63) and 10th in rebounding (6.2).
• Senior Selina Mann is second in the NEC in free throw percentage (.900), fifth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.24), sixth in steals (2.56) and ninth in assists (3.56).
• Junior Jessie Kaufman is sixth in the NEC in blocks (1.06), ninth in 3-point field goals made (1.69) and ninth in 3-point field goal percentage (.370) while sophomore Jacqueline Brewer ranks fourth in 3-point field goal percentage (.408) and ninth in field goal percentage (.455).

barclays history... Mount St. Mary's and LIU Brooklyn played the first-ever women's basketball game at the Barclays Center on Jan. 12. The Mount downed the Blackbirds 66-41 in the home of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets.

lonergan starting to tear it up... Senior Tara Lonergan has scored double figures in her last four games.
• The senior scored a career-high 14 points on Jan. 5, had 12 points at LIU Brooklyn on Jan. 12, 10 points against St. Francis Brooklyn on Jan. 14 and 12 points at Bryant on Jan. 19.
• Lonergan missed the Fairleigh Dickinson game on Jan. 7 due to an injury.
• The senior now has found double figures 10 times in her career, but it marked the first time in her career  that she has recorded double figures in consecutive games.
•  The Mount has won its last six games in the last two  years when Lonergan scores double figures.

christie on the mend... Junior Ashley Christie has played in the last seven games after missing the first nine games on the schedule due to an injury.
• After not recording a basket in her first two games back, the junior posted five points against Monmouth  on Jan. 5, eight points against Fairleigh Dickinson on Jan. 7 and a season-best 10 points against LIU Brooklyn on Jan. 12.
• Christie has dished out five assists in each of her last two games and ranks second on the team with 16 assists in league games.
• The junior is averaging 5.4 points and 2.6 rebounds  and 24.4 minutes per game in conference play.
• Christie has come off the bench in her seven games this season after starting 55 of her first 58 games.
• Christie ranked as one of the squad's Top-3 scorers in her first two seasons, including ranking third with 8.0 points per game as a sophomore.

thoughts on newtown, connecticut... Mount St. Mary's wore green shoelaces  for the first time in the tilt against American on Dec. 30 to honor the tragic events that happened at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14.
• The Mount plans to continue to wear the shoelaces throughout the season.

on the road... Redshirt junior Sydney Henderson leads the team with 16.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game in nine road games this season.
• The redshirt junior has posted her Top-5 scoring performances on the road this season, including a career-high 30 points against Rider on Nov. 16 and 27 points and 10 rebounds against Seton Hall on Dec. 16. She has recorded all four 20+ games on the road this season.
• Junior Kayla Grossett ranks second on the team with 8.3 points and 2.2 rebounds per game on the road.  The junior has posted three of her four double-digit games on the road, including 17 points at Maryland on Nov. 9 and 15 points at Bryant on Jan. 19.
• The Mount is 5-4 on the road this season. The squad is averaging 59.6 points per game and shooting .410 away from Emmitsburg this season while allowing 65.3 points per game to the opponents with a 42.3 shooting percentage on the road.
•  The squad has already surpassed last year's win total on the road after finishing with a 4-12 mark in 2011-12. The squad won five games in 2010-11 and six games in 2008-09 and 2009-10 on the road.

in the last five... Senior Tara Lonergan leads three players in double figures in the last five games with 12.0 points and 2.3 rebounds per game.
• Lonergan has scored double figures in four-straight games, including a career-best 14 points against Monouth on Jan. 5.
• Redshirt junior Sydney Henderson ranks second on the team with 11.6 points and 5.4 rebounds per game in the last five games. Henderson has scored double figures three of the five games, including 21 points against Bryant on Jan. 19.
• Sophomore Jacqueline Brewer is averaging 11.4 points and 5.2 rebounds per game in her last five contests. The sophomore has two 10+ games in that stretch, including a career-high 25 points and nine rebounds against Fairleigh Dickinson on Jan. 7.
• The Mount is 4-1 in its last five games and have won three-straight games.

ain't the brew cold... Redshirt sophomore Jacqueline Brewer was averaging 2.6 points and 1.4 rebounds per game in 49 minutes in the first five games of the season.
• Brewer entered the starting lineup for the last 11 games and is averaging 11.5 points and 4.1 rebounds per game in that stretch.
• Brewer has scored at least seven points in 10 of the 11 starts and has found double figures five times as a starter. The sophomore notched a career-high 25 points and nine rebounds against Fairleigh Dickinson on Jan. 7.
• Brewer, a transfer from Virginia Commonwealth, sat out last season due to NCAA Division I transfer regulations, but has surpassed her Rams career highs in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks in her first two starts in a Mount uniform.

mountaineers love saturday... Mount St. Mary's has now shot 50 percent from the field in its last three Saturday games.
• After shooting 51.9 percent from the floor against Monmouth on Jan. 5, seven days later the Mountaineers did it again against LIU Brooklyn. The Mount made the identical percentage against the Blackbirds. The squad then made 56.9 percent of its shots against Bryant on Jan. 19.
• The Mountaineers in both games  got hot in the second half after the squad made 65.4 percent of its chances against the Hawks and 57.7 percent against LIU Brooklyn. Against the Bulldogs, the Mount made 50 percent in the first half and 62.5 percent in the second half.
• Mount St. Mary's is 4-0 on Saturday and is shooting 49.3 percent from the field on the day. The squad is 4-8 on the other six days of the week and hitting only 35.8 percent of its shots.

fifty shades of shooting... Mount St. Mary's has shot 50 percent in a game three times this season after not hitting the mark since Jan. 30, 2010 against Quinnipiac.
• The Mount has now shot over 50 percent in a game seven times under head coach Bryan Whitten, including three times this season.
• The Mount shot 65.4 percent from the field in the second half against the Monmouth on Jan. 5, 57.7 percent against LIU Brooklyn on Jan. 12 and 60.0 percent against St. Francis Brooklyn on Jan. 14. The squad then hit 50 percent in the first half and 62.5 percent in the second half against Bryant on Jan . 19.
• The Mountaineers have shot better than 50 percent in a half 39 times under Whitten and five times this season in league play.  The Mount has also shot 60 percent in a half seven times under the coach.
•The Mountaineers have shot better than 50 percent 20 times in the first half under Whitten and 19 times in the second half. The squad has hit 50 percent in the first half seven times at home and 13 times on the road while accomplishing the feat five times at home and 14 times on the road in the second half.
• In the six times the Mount has hit 60 percent in a half, it has happened twice in the first half on the road and five times in the second half with two times at  home and three times on the road.

realignment schedule... Mount St. Mary's now has five opponents on its schedule that will be switching conferences in the near future thanks to the conference realignment shakeup.
• Current Atlantic Coast Conference member Maryland will be headed to the Big Ten while the Big East's Pittsburgh will be going to the ACC.
• Seton Hall recently announced that it will be leaving the Big East with the Catholic Seven and Northeast Conference members Monmouth and Quinnipiac are set to join the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference next season.

guard up... Mount St. Mary's has been led by its guard play on the boards for the last two seasons.
• Senior Selina Mann paced the Mount with 5.0 rebounds per game last season and is second on the team in caroms with 4.1 rebounds per game this season.
• Redshirt junior Sydney Henderson leads the team with 6.2 rebounds per game and has grabbed at least seven rebounds seven times this season.
• The duo has combined for seven double-doubles in their career and are the only players on the roster to notch the trick.
• The last time a forward had a double-double on the team was Mary Dunn (18 points, 12 rebounds) against Saint Francis (Pa.) on Jan. 10, 2011.

henderson does it again... Redshirt junior Sydney Henderson was named the Northeast Conference/Choice Hotels Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 10-16.
• Henderson was instrumental in the Mount's 74-64 victory against Seton Hall after tallying 27 points and 10 rebounds against the Big East program on Sunday. The redshirt junior went 8-for-11 from the floor, 6 of 7 from behind the arc and 5 of 7 from the free throw line in the victory.  It was her second double-double of the season and the third of her career.
• It marked the first time a Mount player has won the award twice in the same season since Kia Williams in 2000-01.

the first time henderson was honored... Redshirt junior Sydney Henderson was named the Northeast Conference Choice Hotels Co-Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 12-18. It is the redshirt junior's first conference honor.
• Henderson posted a career-high 30 points and scored the game-winning basket with 42 seconds left to lift the Mount past Rider 70-67 on Nov. 16. The redshirt junior shot 9-for-15 from the floor, 6 of 8 from behind the arc and 6 of 7 from the foul line for her 30 points. She stuffed the stat sheet by adding eight rebounds, four steals and three assists in 40 minutes on her way to career highs in points, field goals, 3-point field goals, free throws, steals and minutes played. Henderson scored nine of the Mount's final 16 points to help the Mountaineers to their first win of the season.

first to 30 for henderson... Redshirt junior Sydney Henderson notched her first career 30-point performance against Rider on Nov. 16.
• It was the third time under head coach Bryan Whitten a Mount player has posted 30 points in a game. The squad is 3-0 when a player hits 30 points in a contest.
• Henderson became the first Mount player to post 30 points in a game since current assistant coach Brianna Gauthier scored 32 points against Bryant on Mar. 2, 2009. It was also the first time a Mount player scored 30 points on the road since Dominique Mazzuchi had 30 points against Central Connecticut State on Jan. 12, 2008.
• It also marked the first 30-point performance in non-conference play since Myriam Baccouche had 36 points against Radford on Nov. 21, 2003.
• It is the 29th time in Mount Division I history a Mount player scored 30 points in a game and the 13th different player to accomplish the feat.

a career night... Redshirt junior Sydney Henderson posted a career-high 30 points against Rider on Nov. 16. She established a new career best 10 months to the day after she had a career-high 25 points against Central Connecticut State last season.
• Sophomore Jacqueline Brewer recorded a career-best 25 points and nine rebounds against Fairleigh Dickinson on Jan. 7.
• Senior Tara Lonergan had a career-high 14 points on her birthday against Monmouth on Jan. 5.
• Sophomore Jenn Carney scored a career-high nine points against Bryant on Jan. 19.

preseason poll… The Mount St. Mary's women's basketball team has been picked seventh in the Northeast Conference (NEC) Preseason Coaches Poll. Quinnipiac picked up seven of the 12 first-place votes to be tabbed as the preseason favorite. The defending NEC regular season and tournament champions Sacred Heart Pioneers nabbed four first-place votes to finish second in the poll while Monmouth secured the final first-place nod to finish third in the poll. Saint Francis (Pa.), Robert Morris, LIU Brooklyn, the Mount, Central Connecticut State, Bryant, Fairleigh Dickinson, St. Francis Brooklyn and Wagner round out the 12-team poll. Bryant, who just completed its five-year transition to Division I, will be eligible for the NEC Tournament for the first time in 2012-13.
in the league... The Mount is 260-151 in Northeast Conference play, including 148-61 at Knott Arena and 112-90 on the road.

aye, aye captain… Senior Selina Mann, redshirt junior Sydney Henderson and junior Ashley Christie have been named team captains for the 2012-13 season.
• Mann was also a team captain last season.

man oh mann, selina... Mount St. Mary's can pretty much count on getting five from senior Selina Mann every game. The only question is will it be five points, five rebounds, five assists or five steals?
• Mann has posted a five spot in one of those categories in 76 of the 100 games.
• The senior has posted a five spot in two of those categories 25 times; 13 times in three categories and eight times in four different categories.
• She has scored five points 53 times in her career, including 19 two-digit performances and a pair of 20-point performances.
• The 5-4 guard has posted five rebounds 35 times in her career, including four 10-board performances.
• Mann has dished out five assists 34 times in her career, including a career-high 10 assists against Wagner on Feb. 11, 2012.
• The senior has registered five steals in a game 18 times in her career, including establishing a new program record with 11 steals against Fairleigh Dickinson on Feb. 18, 2012.
• Mann leads the team with four double-doubles. She has two points-rebounds tricks, one points-steals and one rebounds-assists double-double. She is only the third player in Mount Division I history with a double-double that includes steals. The junior recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds against American on Nov. 18.
• The senior is only the second player in team history to record a 10 spot in points, rebounds, assists or steals in a game in her career. Kim Rhock is the only other player to accomplish this feat.

mann making a move in the record book… Senior Selina Mann is making a move in the Mount's career record book.
• The senior ranks third in career steals with 289 thefts. She can become the third player in team history with 300 steals with 11 more thefts, but she will probably end her career in third place after needing 71 steals to move into second place. Mann will leave the Mount as the Division I leader in steals in team history.
• Mann has moved up three spots since the start of the season in assists and now sits in seventh place with 387 helpers. She can jump to sixth with 10 helpers.
• With 11 steals, Mann would become just the second player in team history with 300 assists and 300 steals.
• She will also have a chance to break the Top-10 in career games played. She comes into the contest with 100 games played and needs five games played to crack the Top-10.

sydney on the rise and not down under... Redshirt junior Sydney Henderson has scored double figures in 24 of her last 44 games.
• Henderson is averaging 13.3 points per game in that stretch and has registered 18 points or more 10  times in that span.
• She has four 20-point games and a 30-point performance in that stretch.
• Henderson posted a career-high 30 points against Rider on Nov. 16.
• The redshirt junior has three career double-doubles, including 13 points and 12 rebounds against UMES on Dec. 5 and 27 points and 10 rebounds against Seton Hall on Dec. 16. She now has four 10+ rebounds games to her credit.
• Henderson has posted double figures 31 times in her career, including four 20-point performances and one 30-point game.

no cough for kaufman... Junior Jessie Kaufman has started the last 24 of the last 26 games and is averaging 10.5 points per game in that stretch.
• Kaufman registered at least nine points in 16 of those games, including 14 double-digit performances in that span.
• Kaufman notched a career-high 25 points against Fairleigh Dickinson on Feb 18, 2012.
• She has posted double figures 21 times in her career, including two 20-point performances.
• Kaufman recorded a career-best 10 rebounds against Navy on Dec. 8.

all-conference returning… Senior Selina Mann was named to the All-Northeast Conference second team as a junior.
• Mann paced the Mount in rebounding (4.9 rpg.), assists (139) and steals (114) while averaging 6.0 points per game.
• In league play, she ranked second in steals (3.93 spg.), third in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.60), fourth in assists (4.79 apg.), 10th in minute played (32.72) and 12th in free throw percentage (.761) in the NEC. In addition, Mann ranks third in the nation in steals.

home sweet home... In its 26th season at Knott Arena, Mount St. Mary's has posted a 221-111 overall mark, including 76-48 in non-conference play and 145-63 in league play since moving across Route 15 from Memorial Gym.

a new year, a new start... In January, the Mount is 225-101 and 140-93 since switching to Division I.
• The Mountaineers are 71-36 at home and 69-47 on the road since switching to Division I.
• The Mount is 17-34 under head coach Bryan Whitten in the month.
• Mount St. Mary's is 8-16 at home and 9-18 on the road in the month under Whitten.

hearing your name called at the start... Head coach Bryan Whitten has only had 22 players start in his six-year tenure at the Mount.
• Senior Selina Mann has started 73 of the 100 games that she has played, but has been in the starting lineup for 70 of the last 72 games.
• Redshirt junior Sydney Henderson started 55 of the 72 games she has played.
• Junior Ashley Christie has started 55 of 65 games in her collegiate career.
• Junior Rachel Mathews has started 35 games in her career while fellow junior Jessie Kaufman has been in the starting lineup 34 times.
• Senior Tara Lonergan has started 22 games in her career.
• Junior Kayla Grossett has started nine games in her career and sophomore Jenn Carney earned her first career start against Maryland in the season opener on Nov. 9 and started the first three games this season.
• Redshirt sophomore Jacqueline Brewer joined the starting lineup when she started against UMES on Dec. 5 and has started the last 11 games.
• Freshman Jody Chickey made her first collegiate start against Lehigh on Jan. 2.

let's play to 60 points... Mount St. Mary's is most successful under head coach Bryan Whitten when it scores 60 points in a game or holds the opponent under that total.
• The Mount is 38-26 when it scores 60 points in a game, but 24-74 when it does not reach 60 points.
• Defensively, the Mountaineers are 45-32 when the opponents are held under 60 points and 16-69 when the opponent reaches 60 points.

three keys to whitten success... The Mount is most successful under head coach Bryan Whitten when the squad leads at halftime, in rebounding or keeps the opponent under 60 points.
• The Mount is 44-17 when he holds the lead at halftime, 4-3 when the game is tied, but just 14-82 when trailing at the break.
• The squad is 25-19 when it holds a rebounding edge in a game, but just 35-77 when the opponent has the advantage and 2-5 when the two teams have equal boards.
• Mount St. Mary's is 45-32 when it holds opponents under 60 points.

hitting 20 points in a game... Senior Selina Mann, redshirt junior Sydney Henderson, juniors Ashley Christie, Kayla Grossett and Jessie Kaufman and sophomore Jacqueline Brewer have each recorded a 20-point game in their career.
• Henderson has seven 20-point performances and a 30-point game in her career, including a career-high 30 points against Rider on Nov. 16, 2012. The redshirt junior has recorded 20 or more points four times this season.
• Kaufman has a pair of 20-point games in her career, including 24 points this season against Campbell on Nov. 19. She notched a  career-high 25 against Fairleigh Dickinson on Feb. 18, 2012.
• Mann has scored 20 points twice in her career, including 20 points against UMES on Dec. 5.
• Brewer was the latest to join the club with her 25-point performance against Fairleigh Dickinson on Jan. 7.
• Grossett registered a career-best 21 points against Quinnipiac on Jan. 30, 2012.
• Christie posted a career-high 21 points against Fairleigh Dickinson on Feb. 5, 2011.
• The Mount has registered 29 20-point performances and three 30-point games under head coach Bryan Whitten. The squad is 15-14 when a player reaches 20 points and 3-0 when a player scores 30 in a contest.

new to the mountain... Head coach Bryan Whitten added two players to his 2012-13 team. Freshmen Jody Chickey and Jayla Leftwich joined the team this season.
• In addition, after sitting out last season sophomore Jacqueline Brewer will be eligible to play this year. Brewer played at Virginia Commonwealth in 2010-11 as a freshman.

northeast conference history... Mount St. Mary's has made the Northeast Conference Tournament in 21 of the 23 years since the Mount joined the circuit.
• Mount St. Mary's is 17-18 in the NEC Tournament.
• The Mountaineers have not won a tournament game since a 50-45 win against Sacred Heart on Mar. 4, 2001.
• Mount St. Mary's won tournaments in 1992-93, 1993-94 and 1994-95, including earning the league's first two NCAA Division I bids.

the underlining whit... Head coach Bryan Whitten is in his sixth season at the Mount. The Mount is 62-101 overall under Whitten. He is 282-204 in 18 seasons at a head coach at King's College and the Mount.
• The Mount is 31-43 overall at Knott Arena and 22-26 in NEC play under Whitten.
• The Mountaineers on the road are 31-58 overall mark away from Emmitsburg and 17-30 in league play.
• Whitten picked up his first Mount win with a 55-51 decision at Lafayette on Nov. 17, 2007 and earned his 25th career in at Lafayette on Nov. 30, 2009.
• Whitten earned his 250th win of his career against Quinnipiac on Jan. 30, 2010.

in the non-conference slate... Mount St. Mary's is 83-128 in non-conference games since joining the Northeast Conference in 1989-90.

foreign flavor... Mount St. Mary's has one international players on the roster in 2012-13.
• Junior Kayla Grossett (Canada) is the fifth international player at the Mount.
• Grossett follows Katie Walton (Canada, 1998-02), Dita Krumberga (Latvia, 2004-07), Leah Westbrooks (Ireland, 2007-11) and Sandra Andresson (Estonia, 2008-12).

new additions to the coaching staff... Head coach Bryan Whitten added Josh Keys and Brian Martin to his coaching staff for the 2012-13 season.
• Keys, a 2007 graduate of Liberty, comes to the Mount after spending one season at Stetson last season.
• Martin, a 1994 graduate of West Virginia, begins his first season as Director of Basketball Operations after serving as an assistant coach at Hood College last season.