Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

This Week: The Trinity College women's basketball team went 1-1 last week with a 90-49 win over St. Joseph's and a 68-54 setback at home against Williams in the team's New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) opener. This week, Trinity returns to the court on Friday for a 7 p.m. game against Connecticut College before a Saturday tilt against in-state rival Wesleyan.

Match-ups:
Trinity (9-3) v. Connecticut Col. (10-3)
Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Oosting Gymnasium
Hartford, Connecticut
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Trinity (9-3) v. Wesleyan (5-7)
Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at 3 p.m.
Oosting Gymnasium
Hartford, Connecticut
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Connecticut Col. Series History: Trinity is 16-6 all-time against the Camels dating back to the 1996-97 season.

Last Time Out Against the Camels: The Bantams fell, 80-77, last season in New London. 

Wesleyan Series History: Trinity is 40-23 all-time against the Cardinals dating back to the 1975-76 season.

Last Time Out Against the Cardinals: Trinity lost, 77-46, last winter to Wesleyan in Middletown. 

Game Notes:

- Trinity is the third-best offensive rebounding team in the NESCAC, averaging 15.2 per game. The Bantams are also shooting 40.3% from the field which ranks fourth-best in the conference. 

Sophomore center Courtney Erickson leads the team with 13.3 ppg (3rd in NESCAC) and 7.4 rpg (7th in NESCAC). 

- First-year Peace Kabari is tied for fourth in the conference with 2.1 steals per game. The rookie is averaging 6.6 points per game and 5.1 rebounds per tilt in an impressive first-year campaign. She scored a career-high 17 points last week in the team's win versus St. Joseph's. 

- Sophomore Erica Junquet had 17 points and four rebounds off the bench against Williams. Junquet is second on the team averaging 7.8 points per contest on 42.5% shooting from the floor.

- This weekend's games are the last two at home before the Bantams hit the road for a three-game road trip. Trinity returns to home to close out the month against Amherst on January 28.