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Women's Basketball at WashU Preview

Photo credit: Ann Schmerbauch
Photo credit: Ann Schmerbauch

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University women's basketball team looks for a bounce back win against WashU on Tuesday night. Tip-off at 6 p.m.

Fontbonne (3-4) at WashU (4-3)

When: December 11th, 2018

Where: The Field House

Time: 6 p.m.

Live Video: HERE

Live Stats: HERE

Live Audio: HERE

 

A Look At The Griffins

  • The Griffins dropped a tough 75-70 outing at home on Saturday against Central (Iowa).
  • The team shot 38.2 percent from the floor and were led by Jillian Venegas' career-high 21 points on 7-of-13 shooting.
  • Rylee Stafford was the final player in double-figures with 17.
  • On the season, the team is posting 69.4 points per game and are led by Raven Venegas' 11.4 points and 57.1 field goal percentage.
  • Stafford upped her season average to 10.6 points, while Paige Black is averaging 9.7 points per game.
  • Defensively, they're holding teams to 65.0 points and averaging 14.0 steals per game.

 

A Look At The WashU Bears

  • This will be the third straight SLIAC opponent for the Bears. The team defeated Greenville 71-55 on Dec. 3rd, but fell 70-68 against Westminster last Thursday.
  • The Bears shot 47.5 percent from the field in the defeat, but were outrebounded 39-30 on the glass.
  • Madeline Homoly earned a double-double with a team-high 22 points and 11 rebounds. Rachael Sondag went 5-of-11 to finish with 12 points.
  • On the season, the Bears are scoring 73.1 points, shooting 44.2 percent from the floor and averaging 39.7 rebounds per game.
  • Homoly is the focal point of the offense where she's averaging a team-high 16.4 points on 53.8 percent shooting and leads in the rebound department with 7.9 per game.
  • Kristina Schmelter puts up 8.9 points per game and gets it done at the charity-stripe going 20-of-21 (95.2 percent).
  • Defensively, the Bears are allowing just 61.9 points per game.

 

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