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Women's Basketball vs. Robert Morris-Springfield Preview

Photo credit: Ann Schmerbauch
Photo credit: Ann Schmerbauch

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University women's basketball team hits the court tomorrow night to begin its 2018-19 season against Robert Morris-Springfield. Tip-off at 6 p.m.

Robert Morris-Springfield (1-2) vs. Fontbonne (0-0)

When: November 13th, 2018

Where: DSAC

Time: 6 p.m.

Live Video: HERE

Live Stats: HERE

 

A Look At The Griffins

  • Fontbonne was picked to finish sixth in the SLIAC 2018-19 Preseason Poll.
  • The team is coming off a 12-13 campaign in 2017-18 and finished 8-8 overall in SLIAC.
  • Paige Black and Raven Venegas were named to the All-Conference Third Team.
  • Black, a St. Louis, Mo., native, set new career-high marks in points per game (11.0), minutes per game (29.0), field goals made (95), 3-pointers made (63), rebounds (71), assists (64), and steals (66).
  • Venegas put up 9.6 points per game and shot a career-high 46.8 percent from the field.
  • Mallory Proffer, Rylee Stafford, Riley Guffey, Jillian Venegas, and Sarah Schraut all return for Fontbonne.
  • Newcomers Madison Boaz, Lauren Smith, and Chloe Loehr look to step up this year for the Griffins.
  • Last season, the Griffins opened with a 74-40 win over the Eagles. Riley Guffey led with 17 points.

 

A Look At The Robert Morris-Springfield Eagles

  • The Eagles are off to a 1-2 start this year with its first victory coming against Southwestern Adventist (56-45).
  • The team closed out the Rhema Bible Classic with a 61-58 loss against Randall University.
  • On the year, the Eagles are putting up 61.7 points per game, but are shooting just 27.9 percent from the floor.
  • E'Lexus Murrell leads with 18.3 points, while Sarah Norton owns a 13.3 point per game average.
  • The Eagles have got it done on both ends of the glass averaging 53.3 rebounds per game and are forcing 11.3 steals per game.

 

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