Mount St. Mary's Women's Basketball Visits LIU Brooklyn on Saturday

Mount St. Mary's Women's Basketball Visits LIU Brooklyn on Saturday

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (5-16, 3-7 NEC) vs. LIU BROOKLYN (6-15, 4-6 NEC)
Saturday, February 6 | 2 p.m.
Steinberg Wellness Center | Brooklyn, N.Y.


The Mount St. Mary's University women's basketball team hits the road for a two-game trip in New York. The Mountaineers open the road swing with a contest at LIU Brooklyn on Saturday, February 6 at 2 p.m. Visit for free video of the game.

·Senior guard Jody Chickey dropped a career-high 21 points last time out, but the Mount wasn't able to complete the fourth-quarter comeback, eventually falling to Robert Morris by a 74-67 final. Chickey went 7-of-11 from the field as she shattered her previous career high of 13 points, which she set back in 2014. Junior Alexis Carter tallied 15 points and sophomore Jessica Harris added 10 to help pace the Mount on offense.
·The Mountaineers' two-game steak with a player registering a double-double was snapped in the contest against Robert Morris. In the two games prior to Monday's tilt, Harris (18 pts, 12 reb at Sacred Heart) and Carter (19 pts, 13 reb vs. Wagner) notched the first two double-doubles of the season for the Mount.
·The Mount registered its second-highest scoring output of the season in Monday's tilt against Robert Morris, finishing the game with 67 points, including 29 in the fourth quarter. The team owns a 2-3 record on the year when scoring over 60 points, and a 5-2 mark when holding opponents under 60.
·Carter and Harris continue to lead the Mountaineers in scoring, averaging 12.9 and 10.3 points per game, respectively. Carter moved into the top-10 in scoring in the Northeast Conference this season following Monday's game.
· The Mount and LIU Brooklyn are set to meet for the 52nd time in series history, with the Mountaineers holding a 32-19 advantage. Mount St. Mary's has won five of the last seven matchups, but fell to the Blackbirds earlier this season, 61-51. Seniors Sarafina Arthur-Williams and Jody Chickey combined for 23 points to lead the Mount in the contest.

· The Blackbirds sit just ahead of the Mount in the NEC standings with a 4-6 mark in conference play. They split a pair of matchups last week, as they topped Fairleigh Dickinson, 65-62, before falling to Sacred Heart, 62-53, last time out.
· LIU Brooklyn is averaging 58.1 points per contest, led by top-scorers Shanovia Dove (12.6 ppg) and Shanice Vaughan (12.4). Vaughan also leads the team with 3.2 assists per game, and Jolanna Ford tops the squad in rebounding, averaging 6.9 per contest.

The Mount wraps up its road trip with a contest at Wagner on Monday, February 8 at 7 p.m.