Mount St. Mary’s Women’s Basketball Hosts Bryant on Saturday

Mount St. Mary’s Women’s Basketball Hosts Bryant on Saturday

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (8-16, 5-8 NEC) vs. BRYANT (7-16, 6-6 NEC)
Saturday, February 17 | 4 p.m.
Emmitsburg, Md. | Knott Arena
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GAME NOTES

ABOUT THE MOUNT

  • The Mountaineers continue Northeast Conference play with the 19th all-time meeting against Bryant on Saturday. The series between the two teams is tied at 9-9, but the Mount owns a 5-3 advantage at Knott Arena.
  • The Mount has won two of the last three matchups against Bryant, including a 68-63 victory over the Bull­dogs in the first meeting between the two teams earlier this season. Katrice Dickson led the way with 17 points, and Juliette Lawless chipped in with 13 points.
  • Last time out, Sacred Heart outscored Mount St. Mary's by 11 in the fourth quarter to come away with the 56-44 victory on Monday night at the Pitt Center, as the Mount dropped to 8-16 overall and 5-8 in conference play. Katrice Dickson, Daly Sullivan and Juliette Lawless combined to score 42 of the Mount's 44 points on the night. Dickson netted a game-high 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting to pace the Mountaineers. Sullivan drained four three-pointers for 15 points in the contest, and Lawless added nine points, 11 rebounds and three assists.
  • Katrice Dickson has registered the two highest scoring games of her career the last two times out. In the win over Fairleigh Dickinson last Saturday, Katrice Dickson set new career-highs in points (24) and field goals made (8), while matching her career-high for three-pointers (4). The senior sank the game-winning free throws with just five seconds on the clock as the Mount went on for the 55-53 win. Dickson followed up her career performance with the second-highest scoring night of her career (18 pts.) on Monday at Sacred Heart.
  • Juliette Lawless' breakout season has continued as the junior guard leads the Mount in scoring (10.5), rebounding (6.1) and assists (3.3). Lawless has tallied double-digit points in eight of the team's 13 conference games, averaging a team-high 12.0 points, 7.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists per contest during the league slate.
  • Daly Sullivan, who ranks third in the NEC in three-pointers (62), owns the Mount St. Mary's record for most threes by a freshman in a single season in program history. She surpassed Lauren Howell's rookie mark of 55 in the win over FDU on February 10. The all-time record for most threes in a season by any player in Mount program history is 79 from Myriam Baccouche during the 2003-04 campaign.

SCOUTING BRYANT

  • The Bulldogs sit in fourth place in the Northeast Conference with a 6-6 league mark and 7-16 overall record. They enter Saturday's contest having lost four of their last five games, including a 66-59 setback at Central Connecti­cut last time out.
  • Sydney Holloway ranks third in the conference in scoring (17.0) and leads the league in rebounding (9.7), as the sophomore sits just shy of averaging a double-double. Naomi Ashley (9.4 ppg), Hannah Scanlan (8.3) and Kierra Palmer (7.4) round out the team's other top offensive threats.