Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

This Week: The Trinity College women's basketball team enters the week with an 11-7 record after dropping a pair of matchups last week, at Smith and home against New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) opponent and No. 2-ranked Amherst. This week, the Bantams return to action as they travel to top-ranked Tufts on Friday, followed by a tilt at Bates on Saturday.

Match-ups:
Trinity (11-7) at Tufts (20-0)
Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Cousens Gymnasium
Medford, Massachusetts
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Trinity (11-5) at Bates (5-13)
Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at 3 p.m.
Alumni Gymnasium
Lewiston, Maine
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Tufts Series History: Trinity is 15-19 against the Jumbos in the all-time series, dating back to the winter of 1984-85.

Last Time Out Against the Jumbos: The Bantams fell, 61-38, to Tufts last season in Hartford. 

Bates Series History: Trinity is 9-22 all-time against Bates dating back to the two teams' first meeting during the 1978-79 season.

Last Time Out Against the Bobcats: Bates beat the Bantams, 77-61, last season on Senior Day in Hartford.

Game Notes:

- Trinity is shooting 31.3% from beyond the arc which ranks fourth-best in the conference. 

Sophomore center Courtney Erickson ranks fifth in the conference in scoring (13.4 ppg) and seventh in rebounding (7.1 rpg).

- Senior co-captain Kaitlin Lewis is seventh-best in the conference in three-point shooting, connecting on 37.5% of her shots from beyond the arc. Sophomore Erica Junquet is fourth-best in the NESCAC in free throw shooting, making 80% of her shots from the charity stripe.

- Junior guard Aubree Udell ranks eighth in the league in three-point percentage with a 37.0% clip from beyond the arc. Udell also leads the Bantams this winter in minutes per game (35.3).

- Bantam rookie Peace Kabari averaged 10.0 points and 6.0 rebounds, while shooting 40 percent from the floor in both of Trinity’s games last week. She came off the bench to tally 11 points, six rebounds, two assists and a steal against Amherst. 

- This weekend is the last weekend the Bantams will be away from home to finish the regular season. The team finishes the schedule on a three-game homestand.