Mount Women’s Basketball Set for Home Matchup with Coppin State

Mount Women’s Basketball Set for Home Matchup with Coppin State

Wednesday, November 30 | 7 p.m.
Emmitsburg, Md. | Knott Arena


* Junior guard Katrice Dickson tied her career high with 16 points last Tuesday against Lehigh, but a strong fourth quarter propelled the Mountain Hawks to a 74-57 victory as the Mount dropped to 1-4 on the year. Dickson was one of three Mountaineers to reach double figures, joined by Caroline Hummell and Alexis Carter, who tallied 10 points apiece. Dickson went 5-for-12 from the field in the contest and also registered a career high in three-pointers, with four, to go along with two blocks and a pair of assists.
* Junior center Caroline Hummell has now recorded double-digit scoring performances in four of the team's opening five games after scoring double figures in just one game total in the previous two seasons combined. Hummell ranks second among all Northeast Conference players with a 63.2-percent field goal percentage, while leading the league in three-point percentage (71.4) and ranking top-11 in scoring (13.6 ppg), rebounding (7.6 rpg) and blocks (1.2 bpg).
* Kathleen Belanger-Finn led the way last Sunday against Fairfield, tallying a career-high 22 points in the contest. Her career night was marked by 9-of-10 shooting from the field and a perfect 4-for-4 mark from downtown. The senior eclipsed her previous career-high of 15 points, set against Davidson in 2014, and nearly doubled up on her previous career-high for field goals made (5), set at UMES last season. Belanger-Finn also tied her career-high with four three-pointers.
* The Mount owns a 247-136 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.

The Eagles (0-5) are looking for their first win of the season and are averaging just 45.2 points per game on 27.3-percent shooting from the field. Keena Samuela is the lone Eagle in double figures through the opening five games, averaging 11.4 points per contest. Chance Graham ranks second on the team in scoring with 7.6 points per game and leads the squad with 7.8 rebounds per contest.

The Mount owns a slight 4-3 advantage in the all-time series with Coppin State as the two teams are set to meet for the eighth time in series history on Wednesday. The Mount is a perfect 3-0 at home vs. the Eagles, but just 1-3 on the road after falling in the matchup last year by a 66-55 final.

The Mount travels to take on in-state rival Loyola on Saturday, December 3 at 1 p.m.