THE WEEK THAT WAS |
Jan. 7 W&L 71, Eastern Mennonite 41 at Warner Center
Jan. 9 Roanoke 71, W&L 56 at Warner Center
THE WEEK THAT WILL BE
Jan. 12 @ Lynchburg (3-7, 2-4 ODAC); 7:00 p.m.
Jan. 14 vs. Hollins (1-6, 0-5 ODAC); 7:00 p.m.
Jan. 16 @ Randolph-Macon (8-2, 7-0 ODAC); 2:00 p.m.
GENERALS STATISTICAL LEADERS
Jessica Mentz, Fr., C. Ellicott City, Md., 12.2 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 53.8 FG%
Chrissy Burghardt, Sr., F , Rockaway, N.J., 11.7 ppg, 8.9 rpg
Ansley Miller, Jr., G, Athens, Ga., 11.6, pgg, 3.9 rpg,, 30.8 3PT%
Alison Kudlacik, Fr., G, Manalapan, N.J., 8.0 ppg, 83.3 FT%
Jessica Morton, Jr., G, Midlothian, Va., 5.0 ppg, 80.0 FT%
MENTZ HAS MAGNIFICENT WEEK AS GENERALS SPLIT TWO GAMES
Freshman center Jessica Mentz led the Generals in scoring against Eastern
Mennonite (14 points) and Roanoke (19 points - career high) last week.
Against EMU, the Generals snapped a five-game losing streak with a 71-41
victory. Against Roanoke, the Generals had a 34-31 lead against the
arch-rival Maroons, but let it slip away, falling 71-56. Mentz added 10
rebounds against Roanoke to record a double-double. She shot 12-18
(66.7%)from the floor for the week. Freshman guard Carter Thomas came
within one assist of a school record for assists in a game against EMU
with nine. Freshman forward Megan Babst recorded her first career
double-double against Roanoke with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
BUSY CONFERENCE WEEK
For the first time this season, W&L will face a week loaded with three
conference opponents, playing all three games in the span of five days.
On Tuesday, the Generals will travel to Lynchburg College. The Hornets
are currently 3-7 on the season and are led by Johanna Peeters, who is
averaging 16.1 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. The Generals swept the
Hornets in their two meetings last season. On Thursday night, W&L will
play host to 1-6 Hollins. HU is paced by Rosee Hopkins, who is averaging
17.2 points per game. The Generals took both meetings last season. W&L
winds up the week on Saturday afternoon in Ashland, Va., against
conference-leading Randolph-Macon. The Yellow Jackets have won seven
straight games (8-2) and are 7-0 in the ODAC. These two teams met on
Dec. 1 at the Warner Center, with the Yellow Jackets coming out
victorious, 65-59. R-MC is led by Aimee Beightol (18.0 ppg, 4.6 apg) and
Renee Zando (17.9 ppg, 11.7 rpg).
GENERALS BY THE NUMBERS|
94 - Number of points that senior forward Chrissy Burghardt needs to
become the first 1,000-point scorer in school history.
41 - Amount of points that W&L held Eastern Mennonite to
on Jan. 7. The 41 points were the fewest given up by any
ODAC team has allowed all season.
9 - Number of assists that freshman guard Carter Thomas
had against Eastern Mennonite, coming one shy of the
school record for assists in a game.
9-1 - W&LUs all-time record against Hollins University.
The Generals have won the last nine meetings against the
school without a nickname.
26 - Number of points that junior guard Ansley Miller
scored at R-MWC on Dec. 8, tying the school record for
most points scored in a game.