Posted: Feb 04, 2018
ABOUT THE MOUNT
- The Mountaineers are set to face St. Francis Brooklyn for the 58th time in series history on Monday night at Knott Arena. The Mount's 51-6 mark all-time against St. Francis Brooklyn is the team's best record against any NEC opponent.
- In the first meeting between the two teams earlier this season, the Terriers pulled out an 82-73 victory behind a combined 51 points from Alex Delaney and Jade Johnson. Juliette Lawless led the way for the Mount with 18 points and nine rebounds, finishing just one board shy of a double-double. Daly Sullivan (16 pts.), Katrice Dickson (13) and Kayla Agentowicz (11) also finished with double-figures in the contest for the Mount.
- The Mount fell to 4-6 in conference play following a loss last time out against LIU Brooklyn. A deep three-pointer from Jeydah Johnson with just 14 seconds remaining proved to be the game winner as the Blackbirds topped the Mount by a 61-59 margin. Sullivan led the Mount with 19 points on 7-of-14 shooting and a 5-of-11 mark from downtown. Lawless filled the stat sheet once again, chipping in with nine points, seven rebounds and six assists.
- Sullivan has now registered five or more three-pointers on three separate occasions this season following her performance against LIU Brooklyn. The rookie ranks third in the conference in three-pointers made (54) and 10th in three-point percentage (.351). Sullivan sits just one three-pointer shy of tying Lauren Howell for most threes by a freshman in Mount program history.
- Since conference play has started, the Mountaineers have had balanced scoring with four players averaging in double-figures thru the opening 10 league games. Lawless leads the team in both scoring (12.9 ppg) and rebounding (6.3 rpg) in NEC games, while Ashlee White (12.3 ppg), Sullivan (11.3) and Caroline Hummell (10.0) have helped pace the offense.
SCOUTING ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN
- The Terriers fell in a matchup at Wagner on Saturday, 50-47, dropping them to 8-13 overall and 4-6 in NEC play, as they now sit in a tie for sixth place with the Mount in the league standings.
- Jade Johnson is the team's leading scorer at 14.7 points per contest, good for fifth-best in the conference. Alex Delaney ranks second on the squad with 11.7 points and leads the team with 4.9 rebounds a game. The Terriers are averaging 63.2 points per game, and are the league's best three-point shooting team at 37.7 percent.