Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

This Week: The Trinity College women's basketball team enters the week with an 11-3 record after a 2-0 week with both wins coming over New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) opponents. This week, the Bantams return to action as they travel to Maine for a Friday night tilt at Colby before a Saturday afternoon matchup at Bowdoin.

Match-ups:
Trinity (11-3) at Colby (7-6)
Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Wadsworth Gymnasium
Waterville, Maine
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Trinity (11-3) at Bowdoin (12-2)
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at 3 p.m.
Morrell Gymnasium
Brunswick, Maine
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Colby Series History: Trinity is 14-19 against Colby in the all-time series, dating back to the winter of 1981-82.

Last Time Out Against the Mules: The Bantams fell, 72-63, last season in Hartford. 

Bowdoin Series History: Trinity is 8-26 all-time against the Polar Bears dating back to the two teams' first meeting during the 1979-80 season.

Last Time Out Against the Polar Bears: Bowdoin clobbered Trinity, 71-36, in Oosting Gymnasium last January.

Game Notes:

- Trinity is the fourth-best offensive rebounding team in the NESCAC, averaging 14.7 per game. The Bantams are also shooting 40.8% from the field which ranks third-best in the conference, as does their three-point shooting percentage (30.9). Trinity is also the second-highest scoring team in the NESCAC in conference tilts, averaging 68.3 points per contest in its first three league matchups.

Sophomore center Courtney Erickson was named NESCAC Player of the Week after she averaged a double-double last week as the team doubled their league win total from last season. She netted 19 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in a 77-72 overtime victory against Connecticut College and followed up with 19 points and eight rebounds in a 74-67 win over Wesleyan. She is currently second in the conference in scoring (14.2 ppg) and fourth in rebounding (8.1 rpg).

- Senior co-captain Kaitlin Lewis scored 17 points, including two of her five three-pointers in the final 16 seconds of regulation to force overtime against Conn College. Lewis averaged 12.5 points in the two games.

- Senior co-captain Sheena Landy averaged 9.5 points and 5.5 boards per contest last week for Trinity. Landy has now scored in double-figures in five of the team's last six games.

- Junior guard Aubree Udell ranks 10th in the league in three-point percentage with a 34.1% clip from beyond the arc. Udell also leads the Bantams this winter in minutes per game (29.8) while averaging 5.4 points per contest.

- Trinity hits the road for three-straight games before returning to host Amherst on January 28th. The Bantams open February with back-to-back road tilts before finishing the regular season on a three-game homestand.