Posted: Jan 14, 2018
ABOUT THE MOUNT
- Mount St. Mary's continues Northeast Conference play with the 55th all-time meeting against LIU Brooklyn on Monday afternoon.
- The Mount owns a 33-21 advantage in the all-time series against LIU Brooklyn after the two teams split the pair of matchups last season.
- Last time out, the Mount suffered an 82-73 setback at St. Francis Brooklyn to drop to 3-2 in Northeast Conference play. Alex Delaney and Jade Johnson combined for 51 points to lead St. Francis Brooklyn to the win. Juliette Lawless matched her career-high with 18 points to lead the Mount in the contest. Lawless went 6-of-8 from the field for her 18 points, while also adding a career-high nine assists and six steals to go along with five rebounds. The junior scored in double-figures for the ninth time in the last 11 games, and finished just one assist shy of her first career double-double. Daly Sullivan (16 pts.), Katrice Dickson (13) and Kayla Agentowicz (11) also finished with double-figures for the Mount.
- Lawless has registered double-digit points in nine of the last 11 games. The junior ranks third on the team in scoring (10.5 ppg) on the year, and leads the squad with 14.2 points per contest in conference games.
- The Mountaineers rank among the top-four teams in the conference in scoring (64.1 ppg), free throw pct (.715), field goal pct (.396) and three-point pct (.336).
- Mount St. Mary's is back in action on January 20 at Saint Francis U at 2 p.m.
SCOUTING LIU BROOKLYN
- LIU Brooklyn sits in a tie for fourth place in the NEC with a 2-2 league mark and a 6-9 overall record. The Blackbirds' two conference wins have come against St. Francis Brooklyn and Wagner.
- Three LIU Brooklyn players are averaging double-figures, led by Denisha Petty-Evans, who's registering 16.3 points per game. Deangelique Waithe is the team's leading rebounder at 8.8 per contest, while also contributing 10.4 points.