* Senior point guard Kathleen Belanger-Finn posted a career-high 22 points on Sunday against Fairfield on a near-perfect night shooting, going 9-for-10 from the field and 4-for-4 from downtown. Despite the career night for Belanger-Finn, the Mount fell in the contest by a 70-57 final. Junior center Caroline Hummell and freshman guard Kayla Agentowicz joined Belanger-Finn in double figures with 10 points apiece.
* Caroline Hummell has now recorded double-digit scoring performances in three of the team's opening four games after scoring double figures in just one game total in the previous two seasons combined. Hummell leads all Northeast Conference players with a 65.5-percent field goal percentage, while ranking fourth in the league in three-point percentage (71.4) and top-10 in scoring (14.5 ppg), rebounding (7.5 rpg) and blocks (1.3 bpg).
* The Mount owns a 247-135 all-time record at Knott Arena, including an 88-57 mark in Northeast Conference games. The Mountaineers have registered double-digit wins at home in 11 different seasons, including two under Head Coach Bryan Whitten.
Points per game: Caroline Hummell (14.5), Mikal Johnson (9.5), Katrice Dickson (7.0)
Rebounds per game: Caroline Hummell (7.5), Alexis Carter (5.3), Katrice Dickson (3.3)
Assists per game: Kayla Bates (2.0), Kathleen Belanger-Finn (1.8), Ashlee White (1.7)
Field goal pct.: Caroline Hummell (.655), Kathleen Belanger-Finn (.600), Kayla Agentowicz (.429)
Three-point pct.: Caroline Hummell (.714), Kathleen Belanger-Finn (.667), Kayla Bates (.500)
The Mountain Hawks defeated Delaware State (91-80) and reigning NEC regular season champs Sacred Heart (68-62) their last two times out to improve to 3-1 overall on the year. They're averaging 71.5 points per contest led by junior guard Quinci Mann (18.5 ppg) and freshman forward Gena Grundhoffer (12.8). Grundhoffer also tops the squad in the rebounding department, averaging 7.3 per game.
INSIDE THE SERIES
Lehigh has won each of the last three meetings with the Mount to even the all-time series at 4-4. The last time the two teams met, Lehigh posted a 95-67 victory back in 2013.
The Mount wraps up its three-game home stand next Wednesday against Coppin State at 7 p.m. The game will be streamed live for free at NECFrontRow.com.