Women’s Basketball Welcomes Towson for Matchup on Saturday

Women’s Basketball Welcomes Towson for Matchup on Saturday

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (1-3) vs. TOWSON (3-1)
Saturday, November 24 | 1:00 p.m.
Emmitsburg, Md. | Knott Arena

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>>> The Mountaineers are back in Emmitsburg to take on Towson on Saturday, November 24 in their first home game since the season opener back on November 6. Opening tip from Knott Arena is set for 1 p.m.
>>> Saturday's matchup marks the first meeting between the Mount and Towson since 2011. The Moun­taineers own a 13-11 advantage in the series, including a 5-5 mark at home. Towson has won the last four meetings between the two teams, including a 71-70 victory in the most recent contest in 2011.
>>> The Mountaineers fell at Rider by an 85-67 margin last time out, dropping them to 1-3 on the year. Stella Johnson's triple-double (35 pts, 12 reb, 10 ast) propelled the Broncs to victory. Daly Sullivan shot 8-of-15 from the floor and 4-of- 7 from deep to lead Mount St. Mary's with a 20-point effort, which was the third 20-plus point game of her career. Jatarrikah Settle, coming off a career-high 19 points at Duquesne, added 15 points, and Juliette Law­less chipped in with 10 points and six assists.
>>> Rebecca Lee has led the Mount in rebounds in each of the first four games. The sophomore center pulled down a season-high 10 boards at Duquesne, which was the third 10-plus rebound game of her career. Lee currently ranks sixth in the NEC with 7.8 rebounds per game.
>>> The Mountaineers have shot over 40-percent from three-point range in each of their last two contests. They made 10-of-25 (.444) from deep at Duquesne, and followed it up with a 10-for-21 (.476) clip last time out at Rider.
>>> Daly Sullivan's 20-point outing at Rider was the most scored by a Mountaineer this season, and the third 20-plus point effort of Sullivan's career. Sullivan is the first Mount player to register 20-plus points in a game since Katrice Dickson scored 21 against Bryant on February 17 last season.
>>> Following the matchup with Towson, the Mount opens a stretch of four straight road games at Loyola on December 1 at 4 p.m.