Mustangs Open ECAC Quest at Drew Wednesday

Mustangs Open ECAC Quest at Drew Wednesday

2018-19 Stevenson Women's Basketball
ECAC Championship - First Round
at Drew, Wednesday, February 27 - 6 pm

COMPLETE NOTES (PDF)

SERIES HISTORY

•  Stevenson and Drew have never met in women's basketball.

SCOUTING STEVENSON

•   The Mustangs won their final two games of the regular season, dowing Hood and Albright by double-digits,to earn an ECAC berth.  Senior Jonyae Curry leads the Mustangs with her 16.8 ppg average and is also grabbing 7.3 rebounds per game.  She ranks fourth in the MAC Commonwealth in scoring, eighth in rebounding and second in steals.  Hannah Crist had a career-high 21 points in the Albright win and is scoring at a 12.0 ppg clip, while Olivia Coleman had 23, a career-best, against Hood and is registering 9.3 points and 9.0 rebounds per game.

SCOUTING DREW

•  The Rangers finished the regular season by dropping their final three contests and finished 13-11 overall and 6-8 in the Landmark Conference.  Drew is making its sixth ECAC appearance and first since 2014.  Julia Ramos leads the Rangers with her 14.6 ppg average while also dishing out 4.7 assists, while Erin Frederick is adding 12.0 ppg.

MUSTANGS IN THE ECAC

•  Stevenson is making its fourth straight ECAC appearance and fifth in the last six seasons, with the Mustangs going to the NCAAs in the other year, 2015.  Stevenson has won its first round game in each of its last three appearances and won the ECAC South Championship in 2016.

CURRY, CRIST NAMED ALL-CONFERENCE

•  Senior Jonyae Curry was a MAC Commonwealth Second Team All-Conference selection, the second straight year she has earned that honor.  Junior Hannah Crist earned MAC Commonwealth Honorable Mention All-Conference accolades.

REACHING 1,000

•  Senior Jonyae Curry scored her 1,000th career point on January 23 against Alvernia, becoming the fourth player in program history to reach the mark.  With 1,120 career points, she sits 145 behind third-place Tanisha Foster on the program's all-time scoring list.

BLOCK PARTY 

•  Sophomore Olivia Coleman has blocked 55 shots in 23 games.  Coleman has 119 career blocked shots in 51 games.  Coleman currently ranks 129th in Division III with her 2.39 blocked shots per game, while she is 38th in total blocks.

ACCEPTING CHARITY 

•  Jonyae Curry ranks among the best free throw shooters in the country this season.  The senior is shooting 86.9% from the line (126-145) to rank 13th nationally.  Curry is a career 81.2% free throw shooter.

HITTING TRIFECTAS

•  Junior Hannah Crist recorded her 100th career made three-pointer on December 21 against DePauw and now has 123 for her career.  She is fifth in program history.

REACHING 70

•  Stevenson is 11-1 this season when it scores at least 70 points.  Last season, the Mustangs were 8-1 when cracking the 70-point mark.

A THIEF IN THE NIGHT

•  Hannah Crist had 10 steals against Alvernia on January 23, ranking as the second-most in a game in program history.  Amanda Poppleton had 11 steals against Notre Dame (Md.) on February 14, 2002.

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 1`-4 when shooting better from the floor than their foes.

POSTSEASON PERENNIAL

•  Stevenson has made six straight postseason appearances.  The Mustangs qualified for the ECAC championship in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 and won the Commonwealth Conference title and the program's first-ever NCAA berth in 2015.

WHAT'S NEXT

•  If Stevenson advances it will face ECAC top overall seed Cabrini on Friday at 11 am.  The Cavaliers are hosting the quarterfinal, semifinal and championship rounds of the tournament this weekend.

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.