Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

This Week: The Trinity College women's basketball enters the new year with a 9-2 record after splitting a pair of games last weekend at the Hat City Classic, and blowing out St. Joseph's (L.I.) yesterday at home. The Bantams look ahead to their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) opener this weekend, at home, on Sunday.

Match-up:
Trinity (9-2) v. Williams (9-2)
Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 at 2 p.m.
Oosting Gymnasium
Hartford, Connecticut
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Williams Series History: Trinity is 12-28 all-time against the Ephs dating back to the 1975-76 season.

Last Time Out Against the Ephs: The Bantams fell, 73-58, last season in Williamstown. 

Game Notes:

- Trinity is the third-best offensive rebounding team in the NESCAC, averaging 15.5 per game. The Bantams are also shooting 41.4% from the field, also third-best in the conference. 

Sophomore center Courtney Erickson dropped in a career-high 24 points on 11-of-20 shooting to lead the Bantams against Western Connecticut State last weekend. She also pulled down 10 boards, good for her third double-double of the season. She leads the team with 13.3 ppg (3rd in NESCAC) and 7.4 rpg (7th in NESCAC). 

- First-year Peace Kabari had a career-best 17 points to lead Trinity in the team's win over St. Joseph's on Monday. Kabari is averaging 6.5 points and 5.0 rebounds per contest and is fourth in the conference with 2.0 steals per game.

- Senior co-captain Sheena Landy averaged 11.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.3 assists, and 3.3 steals in the team's last three games. She had 14 points, five rebounds, eight assists, and six steals against St. Joseph's, and 19 points, three rebounds, three assists, and three steals against Wheaton. Landy shot 58.3 percent from the field in the three games.

- First-year Emily Peters scored a career-high 10 points to go along with six rebounds in the team's win over Wheaton on Friday. She also notched double-digit boards (10) for the first time in her career on Monday against St. Joseph's. 

- Trinity opens the New Year with four-straight home games before traveling to Maine on January 20 and 21 to face Colby and Bowdoin, respectively.