Goucher Women's Basketball Opens Season On The Road At Gallaudet On Monday Night

Goucher Women's Basketball Opens Season On The Road At Gallaudet On Monday Night
The Game
  • Goucher (0-0) at Gallaudet (0-0)
  • Monday, November 11, 2019
  • 7:00 p.m.
  • Field House/Washington, D.C.
Opening Tip
  • Goucher opens year three under head coach Andrea Preston and the 33rd campaign since joining the NCAA in 1987-88 when the squad travels to Gallaudet on Monday
  • It will be the 43rd meeting in the all-time series with the Gophers holding a 32-10 edge
  • It will be the first meeting since the 2013-14 while Goucher is looking for its first win against the Bison since a 62-35 win in 2012-13
  • The squad is starting on the road for the first time since the 2016-17 season
  • Goucher is looking for its first season-opening win since the 2015-16 campaign
About The Bison
  • Gallaudet is coming off a 17-10 overall season and a 13-3 mark in conference play
  • The Bison return its Top-4 scorers from last season that accounted for 86.9 percent of its scoring
The Last Time We Met
  • Gallaudet defeated Goucher 62-43 on December 14, 2013 in the nation's capital
  • Sharnell Huff and Yael Pomper paced the Gophers with eight points apiece
  • Lindsay Stergio fueled the Bison with 24 points while Britny Latham (13 points) and Lane Peters (10 points) also found double figures in the game
In The Gopher Hole
  • Sophomore Anise Williams returns after being named the Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year thanks to averaging 15.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game and leading the team with 86 steals
  • Fellow sophomore Alayna McFadden also ranked in the Top-10 in the Landmark Conference in scoring with 13.4 rebounds per game while leading the team with 8.0 rebounds per game
  • Along with Williams and McFadden, the Gophers also return starting experience with senior Kerry Chun and sophomores Shelby Apostol and Jorryn Avery
  • The Gophers look to continue to improve under head coach Andrea Preston in the third year under after adding 22.0 points per game and subtracting 10.0 points per game allowed
  • Freshmen Jauniece Blackmon, Claire Flynn and Kyani Quarles join the team this season
Next Time On The Hardwood
  • Goucher stays on the road when the squad travels to face Allegheny in the Greg Richards Memorial on FrIday and will battle Hiram in the second day of the the classic
  • The Gophers start the season with five-straight road games, the longest road stretch to start a season since joining the Landmark Conference
  • Goucher will make its 2019-20 Decker Sports and Recreation Center debut on December 1 against St. Mary's
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