W&L Women's Basketball Weekly

Release #5

January 25, 1999
Record: 5-9 (4-6 ODAC)

THE WEEK THAT WAS
Jan. 19 @ Bridgewater 70, W&L 53
Jan. 23 W&L 63, @ Guilford 61

THE WEEK THAT WILL BE
Jan. 26 vs. Virginia Wesleyan (9-5, 8-3 ODAC) @ Warner Center; 7:00 p.m.
Jan. 28 vs. Lynchburg (4-11, 3-8 ODAC) @ Warner Center; 7:00 p.m.
Jan. 30 @ Emory and Henry (4-10, 4-6 ODAC); 2:00 p.m.

GENERALS STATISTICAL LEADERS
Jessica Mentz, Fr., C. Ellicott City, Md., 12.7 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 55.8 FG%
Chrissy Burghardt, Sr., F , Rockaway, N.J., 11.7 ppg, 9.5 rpg
Ansley Miller, Jr., G, Athens, Ga., 11.7 pgg, 3.4 rpg,, 36.6 3PT%
Alison Kudlacik, Fr., G, Manalapan, N.J., 8.6 ppg, 77.1 FT%
Jessica Morton, Jr., G, Midlothian, Va., 4.9 ppg, 85.3 FT%

GENERALS RALLY FOR BERRY EXCITING WIN AT GUILFORD
Freshman Berry LowdenUs layup with 28 seconds remaining gave W&L a 65-63 win, completing an 18-point comeback at Guilford on Saturday afternoon. The win was the GeneralsU first in their ten game rivalry with the Quakers and snapped a four-game Guilford winning streak. Freshman guard Alison Kudlacik led the second half charge with 15 points in the second stanza, leading to her career high 21. Freshman center Jessica Mentz had 16 points of her own.

MARLINS, HORNETS, WASPS AWAIT THIS WEEK
The Generals will look to continue their winning ways this week with three conference match-ups. On Tuesday at the Warner Center, W&L welcomes Virginia Wesleyan, who sits in third place upon the ODAC standings with an 8-3 conference record. The Blue Marlins won the first meeting, 85-75 in Norfolk. On Tuesday evening, the Generals welcome Lynchburg to the Warner Center. The Hornets are currently 3-8 in the ODAC. The Generals won at Lynchburg, 78-62 on Jan. 12. W&L rounds out the week with a trip to Emory and Henry for its first meeting of the season with the Wasps. Emory and Henry is tied with the Generals for sixth place in the conference with a 4-6 ODAC record.

THE FUTURE'S SO BRIGHT, W&L FRESHMAN GOTTA WEAR SHADES
W&LUs comeback on Saturday was keyed by a group of fabulous freshman. Four of the five Generals on the court at the end of the game were first-year players. Freshman center Jessica Mentz leads the team with a 12.7 points per game average and 55.8 field goal percentage. Freshman Alison Kudlacik is now averaging 8.6 points per game, bolstered by a 7-for-11 performance at Guilford on Saturday. Freshman guard Carter Thomas is also making a valuable contribution, leading the team with 2.0 steals per game.

GENERALS BY THE NUMBERS

38 - Number of points that senior forward Chrissy Burghardt needs to become the first 1,000-point scorer in school history.

2 - Number of wins that head coach Terri Dadio Campbell needs to notch 50 victories in her career at W&L.

18 - Number of points that the Generals fell behind by before rallying for their biggest comeback of the season at Guilford, winning 63-61.

15- Number of points that freshman guard Alison Kudlacik scored in the second half at Guilford to lead the Generals' comeback. Her 21 total points were a career high.

.558- Freshman Jessica MentzUs outstanding field goal percentage. The mark is 58 percentage points higher than the previous program season high and ranks among the top five percentages in the ODAC.

0- Number of times this season that there have been no freshman on the floor for W&L.