Mount Women’s Basketball Continues Road Swing at Central Connecticut

Mount Women’s Basketball Continues Road Swing at Central Connecticut

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (7-19, 5-10) vs. CENTRAL CONNECTICUT (10-16, 7-8 NEC)
Monday, February 22 | 7 p.m.
Detrick Gymnasium | New Britain, Conn.

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The Mount St. Mary's women's basketball team continues its road swing with a contest at Central Connecticut on Monday, February 22 at 7 p.m.

MOUNT STORYLINES
The Mountaineers continue to hold onto the eighth seed in the Northeast Conference despite a loss at Bryant on Saturday. Senior Jody Chickey paced the Mount with a team-high 16 points and four steals in the matchup with Bryant, while junior Alexis Carter chipped in with 10 points.
Carter has now reached double-figures in 12 of her last 13 contests, including each of the last seven. The junior, who has posted a double-double in three of her last four games, has a total of 19 double-digit scoring performances on the season.
The Mountaineers are averaging 57.0 points per contest and surrendering 62.9 to opponents this season. They own a -1.8 rebound margin, averaging 36.1 boards per game, but have outrebounded opponents in 12 games on the year.
Chickey leads all NEC players with 3.9 assists a game this season. The Bethlehem, Pa. native has registered five or more assists in ten games this year, and recently surpassed her career high for assists in a single season (93).
The Mountaineers match up with the Blue Devils for the 35th time in series history on Monday with the Mount holding a 23-11 advantage. Mount St. Mary's has won five of the last six meetings, including a 54-48 victory at Knott Arena in earlier January.

ABOUT CENTRAL CONNECTICUT
The Blue Devils sit in fifth place in the NEC with a 7-8 conference mark and 10-16 overall record. Central Connecticut has lost three of its last four contests, including a 64-63 defeat to Wagner on Saturday.
CCSU is averaging 57.5 points per contest and allowing 63.5 to opponents this season. Sophomore guard Camden Musgrave is the lone Blue Devil averaging double-figure points (11.1), while junior Aleah Epps (9.3 ppg) and senior Tejahne Malone (9.1) are the other top offensive threats. Malone also leads the squad with 7.2 rebounds per game.

NEXT UP
The Mountaineers travel to St. Francis Brooklyn for their last road game of the season on Saturday, February 27 at 1 p.m.