MOUNT ST. MARY'S (3-3) at GARDNER-WEBB
Monday, December 3 | 6:00 p.m.
Boiling Springs, North Carolina | Paul Porter Arena
>>> Mount St. Mary's and Gardner-Webb are set to battle for just the second time in series history on Monday night. Gardner-Webb got the best of the Mount in the first-ever meeting between the two programs last season, as Tierra Huntsman led GWU to victory with a team-high 22 points. Caroline Hummell paced the Mountaineers with a game-high 26 points, while Juliette Lawless (15 pts) and Daly Sullivan (10) also added double-figures.
>>> Mount St. Mary's topped rival Loyola, 77-67, on Saturday afternoon for the team's second straight victory and first road win of the season. The victory moved the Mountaineers to an even 3-3 on the year. Juliette Lawless paced the Mount with a career-high 29 points, while Daly Sullivan added 16 in the victory. Lawless went 9-of-14 from the field, 4-of-6 from three-point range, and 7-of-9 at the foul line for her 29-point day. She added eight rebounds, six assists and a pair of blocks in the win. Sullivan went 6-of-10 from the field and 4-of-8 from beyond the arc for her 16 points. Jatarrikah Settle chipped in 12 points, Rebecca Lee added a career-high nine points and eight rebounds, and Bridget Birkhead finished with six points and a career-best eight rebounds in the win.
>>> Juliette Lawless' impressive performance in the win over Loyola included new career highs in points (29), field goals (9), and three-pointers (4). The 29-point effort marked just the second 20-plus point performance of her career. The senior point guard became the third Mountaineer to score 20-plus in a game this season.
>>> The Mountaineers have four players averaging double-figure points on the year, led by Juliette Lawless who ranks fifth in the conference with 15.7 points per contest. Michaela Harrison joins Lawless in the league's top-10, ranking ninth with 12.5 points per game.
>>> The Mountaineers have shot over 40-percent from three-point range in each of their last four contests. They made a season-high 14 threes while also posting their best three-point percentage (.583) in the win over Towson.