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Basketball: LWC Women look to get back on track vs Georgetown

By Kyle Jackson

The Lindsey Wilson women's basketball team returns to Biggers Sports Center tomorrow to host their sixth straight home game when they welcome in Georgetown (KY). Tipoff is scheduled for 2pmCT.

The Blue Raiders (12-9, 7-6 MSC) currently sit fourth in the conference standings and enter the match after falling to No. 4 Campbellsville, 48-57 on Thursday.

Senior forward Hailey Ison led the team with 12 points in the loss.

Senior forward Maleigha Oldham continues to lead the team in points per game averaging 13.9, the 10th highest in the conference while also averaging 2.3 steals per game, the third-highest average in the conference.

Senior forward Bree Glover continues to lead the team in rebounds per game averaging 9.1 so far this season ranking third in the conference while also averaging 2.9 blocks per game, the ninth-highest average in the NAIA and best in the conference.

As a team, the Blue Raiders are averaging 70.2 points per game and are shooting 41.2 percent from the floor and 35.3 percent from beyond the arc, the second-best in the conference. Meanwhile, sophomore and freshman guard Amelia Hodges and Sydnie Hall continue to shoot over 40 percent from beyond the arc, ranking fifth and sixth in the conference respectfully.

As for the Tigers (16-8, 9-7 MSC), they currently sit third in the conference standings and enter the match after losing in overtime to Cumberland (Tenn.) 68-70, ending a three-game win streak. Senior guard Grace White led the team with 17 points in the loss.

Junior forward Cassie Colon leads the Tigers in scoring averaging 14 points per game while senior forward Madison Darnell leads the team in rebounding with 8.6 boards per game ranking fourth in the conference.

As a team, the Tigers are averaging 78.7 points per game, the most in the conference and are shooting 44.3 percent from the floor, the third-highest in the conference while shooting 30.5 from beyond the arc.

Tomorrow's meeting will be the second time these two programs have met this season. The Blue Raiders won the previous meeting on December 14, 2021, 80-66 away from home and have won the last 15-straight against the Tigers.

Live video and live stats will be available for the match.

Due to the ongoing challenges with COVID-19, Lindsey Wilson College has adjusted the attendance policy for games played at Biggers Sports Center. Only individuals on the pass list will be allowed to attend games. Each member of the team and coaching staff will be allowed up to four guests per contest. Faculty, staff, family, and students may be included on the pass list if invited by a student-athlete or coach. Face masks are required to be worn correctly during all times while inside the facility. Violators of the face mask policy may be asked to leave the building.

This story was posted on 2022-02-04 17:40:26
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