Goucher Women's Basketball Set To Compete In The Capital/Marriott Columbus Airport Holiday Tournament This Weekend

Goucher Women's Basketball Set To Compete In The Capital/Marriott Columbus Airport Holiday Tournament This Weekend
The Games
 

Capital/Marriott Columbus Airport Holiday Tournament

  • Goucher (4-5) at Capital (5-3)
  • Saturday, December 28, 2019, 3 p.m.
  • Capital Center Performance Arena/Columbus, Ohio
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  • Goucher (4-5) vs. John Carroll (7-1)
  • Sunday, December 29, 2019, 1 p.m.
  • Capital Center Performance Arena/Columbus, Ohio
Opening Tip
 
  • Goucher returns to action after the holiday break at the Marriott Columbus Airport Holiday Tournament over the weekend
  • The Gophers will face host Capital in the opening round on Saturday in the first-ever meeting between the two programs
  • Goucher will then battle John Carroll on Sunday in the final day of the the two-day event
  • It will be the second meeting against John Carroll after the two teams squared off at the Decker Sports & Recreation Center during the 2006-07 season
About Capital
 
  • Capital comes into the tournament 5-3 after defeating Ohio Northern 53-38 on December 14
  • Emma Burns paced Capital with 21 points while Elli Wachtman (11 points, 14 rebounds) and Cassidy Bosch (10 points) also found double figures against Ohio Northern
  • Burns leads the team with 11.6 points per game while Regan Stonerock is second with 11.4 points per game
About John Carroll
 
  • John Carroll enters the tournament 7-1 after defeating Muskinghum 81-52 on December 14
  • Nicole Heffington fueled John Carroll with 18 points while Olivia Nagy (15 points, 15 rebounds) and Sarah Sprecher (14 points) also found double figures
  • Heffington and Nagy are both averaging 14.9 points per game and Sprecher is averaging 10.9 points per game
The Last Time Out
 
In The Gopher Hole
 
  • For the second time this season, head coach Andrea Preston will face one of her former teams when the Gophers face Capital, who Preston served as an assistant coach for three seasons before taking the helm at Goucher
  • Anise Williams eclipsed the 500-point mark and now has 507 points in just 36 games
  • Alayna McFadden, who has 269 career rebounds, needs 18 points to join Williams in the 500-point club
  • Williams is averaging 21.0 points per game in five road contest compared to 9.3 per game at home
  • McFadden is averaging 20.8 points per game in five road games compared to 11.0 points per game at home
Next Time On The Hardwood
 
  • Goucher continues its five-game road trip after the New Year at Stevenson on January 6
  • The Gophers return to the Decker Sports and Recreation Center on January 18 against Drew
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