THE WEEK THAT WAS |
Jan. 12 W&L 78, @ Lynchburg 62
Jan. 14 W&L 76, Hollins 59 at Warner Center
Jan. 16 @ Randolph-Macon 90, W&L 62
THE WEEK THAT WILL BE
Jan. 19. @ Bridgewater (11-2, 8-1 ODAC)
Jan. 23 @ Guilford (5-7, 4-4 ODAC)
GENERALS STATISTICAL LEADERS
Jessica Mentz, Fr., C. Ellicott City, Md., 12.8 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 55.1 FG%
Chrissy Burghardt, Sr., F , Rockaway, N.J., 12.2 ppg, 9.3 rpg
Ansley Miller, Jr., G, Athens, Ga., 11.9 pgg, 3.6 rpg,, 36.4 3PT%
Alison Kudlacik, Fr., G, Manalapan, N.J., 7.8 ppg, 84.0 FT%
Jessica Morton, Jr., G, Midlothian, Va., 5.6 ppg, 87.5 FT%
GENERALS GO TWO FOR THREE IN BUSY ODAC WEEK
Last week, W&L went 2-1 with victories at Lynchburg and at home against
Hollins, before falling at defending ODAC regular season champion
Randolph-Macon on Saturday. At Lynchburg, the Generals went on a 16-2
run in the final four minutes of the game to break open a two-point game
and won. 78-62. Against Hollins, the Genereals were down by three early
in the second half, but went on a 39-11 run and pulled out a 76-59 win.
The magic ended at Randolph-Macon. The Generals cut a 13-point Yellow
Jacket first half lead to three and were down only five at halftime.
However injuries to junior guard Ansley Miller and freshman guard Carter
Thomas sidelined two of W&L's floor leaders for the remainder of the game
and the Yellow Jackets ran away with a 90-62 victory.
IT DOESNUT GET ANY EASIER
The Generals will continue their grueling conference schedule with games
at Bridgewater on Tuesday night and at Guilford on Saturday afternoon.
Bridgewater is currently 11-2 and 8-0 in the ODAC. The Eagles have won
eight straight games since Dec. 5 and have not allowed any opponents
closer than seven points in that stretch. BC is led by Connie Ritchie,
who is averaging 14 points per game. Guilford currently sports a 5-7
record and is 4-4 in the ODAC. The Quakers are on three-game winning
streak and is led by Kerrie Campbell, who is averaging 11.7 points per
The Generals' three scoring leaders all have strikingly similar numbers
thus far in 1998-99. Freshman phenom Jessica Mentz leads the team with a
12.8 points per game average, while being followed closely by senior
forward Chrissy Burghardt with 12.2 ppg and junior Ansley Miller with
GENERALS BY THE NUMBERS|
56 - Number of points that senior forward Chrissy Burghardt needs to
become the first 1,000-point scorer in school history.
55.1 - Freshman phenom Jessica Mentz's outstanding field goal
percentage. The mark currently stands 5.1 percentage points over the
current school record for field goal percentage in a season.
5- Number of games that junior guard Jessica Morton has played without
missing a free throw. In that time, Morton is 12-for-12, and has made 17
of her last 18 attempts. She currently leads the team in percentage with
an 87.5 mark (28-32).
100 - W&LUs perfect free throw percentage (11-11) in the first half of
SaturdayUs game at Randolph-Macon.
5- Number of double-doubles (double-figures in both rebounds and points)
that Chrissy Burghardt has recorded this season. Jessica Mentz has three
to her credit. Last Thursday night against Hollins, both Mentz and