MOUNT ST. MARY'S (6-9, 1-2 NEC) vs. ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN (12-2, 3-0 NEC)
Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, 7 p.m.
Emmitsburg, Md. | Knott Arena
NEC Front Row: Adam Pohl (play-by-play) and Roy Sigler (color) on the call
MOUNT UPDATE: Just nine days after falling, 52-47, to St. Francis Brooklyn on the road, the Mount gets another shot at the Terriers on Monday night at Knott Arena. The Mount, in the midst of a four-game homestand, is coming off an 84-78 loss to Sacred Heart on Jan. 11. The Mountaineers are currently tied with Wagner and Central Connecticut State for sixth in the NEC with a 1-2 league record. Senior Sydney Henderson leads the Mount in scoring (18.2 ppg), rebounding (5.1 rpg) and minutes (35.9/game).
LAST TIME OUT: Jacqueline Brewer became the third Mount player to secure a double-double this season with 21 points and 12 rebounds on Jan. 11 versus Sacred Heart. The Mount finished with four players scoring in double figures, but it was not enough in an 84-78 defeat to the Pioneers. The Mount had 40 rebounds to SHU's 36, outrebounding its second conference opponent in three games. The Mount scored 52 second-half points, doubling its first-half output of 26.
ABOUT ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN: The Terriers have won eight in a row and sit atop the NEC standings with a 3-0 record versus conference opponents. Three players average double-digit points for St. Francis in Eilidh Simpson (13.3 ppg), Jaymee Veney (12.4 ppg) and Sarah Benedetti (10.6 ppg). St. Francis is 12-2 on the season despite being outrebounded by an average of 0.4 boards per game.
LAST TIME VS. ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN: Despite trailing 23-19 at halftime on Jan. 4, St. Francis Brooklyn was able to pull out a 52-47 win. Sydney Henderson picked up her fourth career double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Mount in defeat. Eilidh Simpson scored a team-high 15 points for St. Francis Brooklyn.
WHAT A STRETCH FOR BREWER: In the 63-62 win over LIU Brooklyn on Jan. 6, junior guard Jacqueline Brewer nailed the game-winning three with 8.8 seconds to go. She followed it up with her first career double-double against Sacred Heart on Jan. 11. Brewer scored a season-high 21 points to go with a career-high 12 rebounds in the loss to the Pioneers.
UP NEXT: The Mount concludes its homestand versus Wagner on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 4:30 p.m.