Women's Basketball Hosts St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday Night
opening tip... Monday's game between Mount St. Mary's and St. Francis Brooklyn marks the 48th meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 1989-1990 season.• The Mount owns a 45-2 advantage in the series , including a win in January, 49-46 in Brooklyn.• The Mount has won the last nine meetings between the two schools.
about the terriers... St. Francis Brooklyn comes into the contest 11-14 overall and 8-6 in Northeast Conference play after defeating Fairleigh Dickinson 56-50 in New Jersey on Monday.• Sophomore G Eilidh Simpson paced the Terriers with 13 points. The sophomore was 4-9 from the field, including 4-4 from the charity stripe. Simpson is averaging 9.5 ppg. • Freshman G Leah Fechko added 12 points and 13 rebounds against the Knights. Fechko was 4-12 from the field in 34 minutes of play. • Sophomore G Katie Fox added eight points and two assists on Monday. She went 2-5 from the field and 2-2 from the free throw line against FDU.
last time we met... The Mount won on January 14, 49-46 in Brooklyn. Sydney Henderson paced the Mount with 13 points. Kayla Grossett added 11 points and Ashley Christie finished the game with nine points in the winning effort. Sarah Benedetti fueled St. Francis Brooklyn with 14 points and Jaymee Veney tallied 14 points and 12 rebounds in the loss.
quick hits on bryant game.. The Mount lost to the Blue Devils on Saturday evening in Emmitsburg, Bulldogs 69-62. The Mount took the lead early at the half, 36-32. Bryant answered by outscoring the Mount 37-26 in the second half to complete the comeback. The Mount got a 25 point performance by Jacqueline Brewer to pace the Mountaineers. The Mount had two players with 20 points.
• Redshirt Junior Sydney Henderson chipped in 21 points. Henderson also chipped in seven rebounds. The redshirt junior is averaging 13.6 points per game along with 6.0 rebounds on the season.
• Senior Tara Lonergan added seven points, along with six rebounds, in the loss against Bryant. The senior also added two blocks in the contest.
• Sophomore Jacqueline Brewer finished with 25 points, along with one assist, steal and block in the contest.
• Mount St. Mary's will continue their four game homestand against LIU Brooklny on Monday.
• The Mount will head on a two game road trip (Fairleigh Dickinson and Monmouth) to end the regular season.
next on tap... The Mount will host the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds on Monday night at Knott Arena.
• The Mount will finish the regular season on the road against Fairleigh Dickinson and Monmouth next week. The Mount currently sits in 6th place in the NEC standings.