Mountaineers Set for Road Test at Duquesne on Monday

Mountaineers Set for Road Test at Duquesne on Monday

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (1-1) at DUQUESNE (0-2)
Monday, November 12 | 5:00 p.m.
Pittsburgh, Pa. | A.J. Palumbo Center

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>>> The Mount St. Mary's women's basketball team continues its road swing with a matchup at Duquesne on Monday, November 12 at 5 p.m. from the A.J. Palumbo Center in Pittsburgh.
>>> The Mount and Duquesne are set to meet for the seventh time in series history on Monday night, with the Dukes holding a 4-2 all-time advantage, including a 3-1 mark in Pittsburgh. In the most recent meeting between the two teams in 2014, Duquesne posted a 62-52 victory on its home court. The Mount's last victory in the series came back in 1996 in Emmitsburg.
>>> The Mountaineers opened the 2018-19 season with a 74-50 victory over Washington College last Tuesday night at Knott Arena. The team's balanced attack was marked by eight different Mount players scoring seven or more points in the tilt. Sophomore Daly Sullivan led the way with 14 points on 5-of-11 shooting, while sophomore Jatar­rikah Settle and rookie Taylor Addison each added 10 points and seven rebounds. The win was the first for the Mount in a season opener since the 2009-10 campaign.
>>> The On Friday night, the Mount dropped an 88-40 decision to Michigan at the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor. Juliette Lawless registered 19 points for the Mount to collect the 21st double-digit scoring performance of her career. She went 10-for-12 from the foul line for a new career high in free throws made. Rookie Michaela Harrison added seven points, three rebounds, and a pair of steals.
>>> Rebecca Lee has led the Mount in rebounds in each of the first two games. The sophomore center pulled down a team-best nine rebounds in just 13 minutes of play against Washington College, before follow­ing with a team-high five boards on Friday at Michigan. Lee averaged 19.2 rebounds per 40 minutes during the 2017-18 campaign, pulling down 102 boards in just 213 total minutes played.
>>> The Mountaineers return eight players from last year's roster, including three starters in Juliette Lawless, Daly Sullivan, and Kayla Agentowicz. Lawless was named the Northeast Conference's Most Improved Player and earned a spot on the All-NEC Third Team after a breakout season a year ago. The point guard more than doubled up on her previous career-highs in points, rebounds and assists during the 2017-18 campaig, while leading the team in all three categories. Sullivan enters her sophomore season coming off an NEC All-Rookie Team selection in 2017-18. Sullivan burst onto the scene as a freshman, finishing the campaign with the second-most three-pointers in a season (75) in pro­gram history. The sharpshooter ranked fourth in the NEC in three-pointers made on the year and 10th in three-point percentage (.350).