Women’s Basketball Faces St. Francis Brooklyn in Road Matchup Tonight

Women’s Basketball Faces St. Francis Brooklyn in Road Matchup Tonight

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (14-13, 8-8 NEC) at ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN (16-12, 10-6)
Monday, March 4 | 7:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Heights, New York

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>>> The Mountaineers are set for their final regular season road game as they face St. Francis Brooklyn on Monday night at 7 p.m.
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The Mount will look to continue its winning ways against St. Francis Brooklyn as the teams meet for the 60th time in series history. The Mount owns a 52-7 advantage in the all-time series, which is the team's best record against any NEC opponent. The two teams first met this season back in late January at Knott Arena. The Moun­taineers pulled out a 78-75 victory behind a game-high 28 points from Juliette Lawless and 15 points apiece by Daly Sullivan and Michaela Harrison.
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In its most recent action, Mount St. Mary's edged Fairleigh Dickinson by a 62-57 margin on Senior Day at Knott Arena to complete the series sweep of the Knights. Jatarrikah Settle and Daly Sullivan recorded a team-high 14 points apiece to lead the Mount in the contest. Settle went 5-of-12 from the field and registered eight rebounds and three steals. Sullivan did most of her damage in the fourth quarter, making 3-of-4 from deep while scoring 11 of her 14 in the period. Rebecca Lee had another solid game down low for the Mount, chipping in with nine points and seven boards.
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Michaela Harrison hit her 75th three-pointer of the season last time out against Fairleigh Dickinson, which put in a tie for the most threes by a Mount rookie in program history. Daly Sullivan first set the rookie record with 75 triples just last season. Harrison needs just four more threes to tie the overall Mount St. Mary program record of 79, which was set by Myriam Baccouche during the 2003-04 campaign.
>>> Over the last two contests, the Mount has stepped it up on the defensive end, holding both CCSU and FDU to under 60 points. The Mountaineers now own a perfect 8-0 mark on the year when holding opponents below 60 points.
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The Mountaineers have clinched a spot in the NEC Tournament as they're set to head back to the conference playoffs for the seventh time in the last eight seasons. The Mount will look to win its first NEC Tourna­ment Championship since 1995, when the team capped off a run of three straight titles.
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The Mountaineers have won two straight contests to improve to 14-13 overall on the season. They are looking to lock up their first winning season since the 2013-14 campaign when they went 19-14 overall and earned a trip to the WNIT.