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.
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.
- 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.