Mustangs Head West to Hood

Mustangs Head West to Hood

2018-19 Stevenson Women's Basketball
at Hood, Wednesday, January 16 - 8 pm

COMPLETE NOTES (PDF)

SERIES HISTORY

•  Stevenson has won 11 straight games against Hood, including a season sweep of the Blazers in 2017-18.  The Mustangs recorded a 67-41 win in Frederick, and completed the season sweep with a 61-56 win at home after the two teams were tied 28-28 at halftime.

SCOUTING STEVENSON

•   The Mustangs have won three of four and are coming off an 81-74 win against Widener at home on Saturday afternoon.  Senior Jonyae Curry leads the Mustangs with her 15.2 ppg average and is also grabbing 7.9 rebounds per game.  She was the MAC Commonwealth Player of the Week on Monday and needs just 30 points for 1,000 for her career.  Denia Campbell and Hannah Crist are averaging 12.6 and 12.2 ppg, respectively.

SCOUTING HOOD

•  The Blazers have dropped their last two outings and are coming off a 59-47 loss at home to second-place Lycoming on Saturday.  Junior Mia Savoy leads Hood in scoring with her 13.7 ppg average, while she is also grabbing 6.1 rebounds per game.  Maggie Tien is the other Blazer averaging double figures, as she checks in at 10.4 ppg.

MUSTANGS COLLECT TWO PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARDS

•  Sophomore Denia Campbell was named the MAC Commonwealth Player of the Week on November 19 after averaging 19.0 ppg and 3.0 assists per game in a 2-0 week.  On January 14, senior Jonyae Curry collected the award after averaging 18.0 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in three games and shooting 49% from the floor.

CLOSING IN ON A MILESTONE

•  Senior Jonyae Curry has scored 970 career points in 94 career games and sits just 30 points away from 1,000 for her career.  Curry would be the fourth player in program history with 1,000 career points, joining Sara Tarbert (1,780), Cara Hill (1,389) and Tanisha Foster (1,265).

BLOCK PARTY

•  Sophomore Olivia Coleman has blocked 42 shots in 14 games.  Coleman has 106 career blocked shots in 42 games.  Coleman currently ranks sixth in Division III with her 3.0 blocked shots per game, while she is 12th in total blocks.

HITTING TRIFECTAS

•  Junior Hannah Crist recorded her 100th career made three-pointer on December 21 against DePauw and now has 106 for her career.  She ranks seventh in program history and needs one to catch sixth-place Sam Murray, who had 107 from 2009-13.

REACHING 70

•  Stevenson is 7-0 this season when it scores at least 70 points.  Last season, the Mustangs were 8-1 when cracking the 70-point mark.

SCORING IN BUNCHES

•  Stevenson broke a nearly 14-year old record for points in a game in its 92-51 win over Methodist on November 17.  The old record of 90 points was set in a 90-61 win at Polytechnic (N.Y.) on January 17, 2005.  The 41-point margin of victory was the largest since a 76-31 win against Goucher last season.

SHOOT TO SCORE

•  Stevenson was 17-1 last season when it shot a higher percentage from the floor than its opponent in 2016-17 and was 12-0 last season.  This season, the Mustangs are 6-3 when shooting better from the floor than their foes.

POSTSEASON PERENNIAL

•  Stevenson has made five straight postseason appearances.  The Mustangs qualified for the ECAC championship in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018 and won the Commonwealth Conference title and the program's first-ever NCAA berth in 2015.

WHAT'S NEXT

•  Stevenson is at home twice next week, hosting Alvernia on Wednesday night and Arcadia on Saturday.

MUSTANG SPORTS NETWORK

•  All Stevenson women's basketball home games can be seen and heard on the Mustang Sports Network.  To watch, simply visit www.gomustangsports.tv, or visit the Stevenson University Athletics Roku channel.  To listen to the broadcast of any home game, simply visit sfmsports.net.