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Women's Basketball at Webster Preview

Photo credit: Ann Schmerbauch
Photo credit: Ann Schmerbauch

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—After a tough loss against Spalding, the Fontbonne University women's basketball team looks for a win over rival Webster on Saturday to split the regular season series. Tip-off at 1 p.m.

Fontbonne (6-9; 3-4 SLIAC) at Webster (11-4; 6-2 SLIAC)

When: January 19th, 2019

Where: Grant Gymnasium

Time: 1 p.m.

Live Video: HERE

Live Stats: HERE

Last Meeting: Webster def. Fontbonne 83-59 (Nov. 28)

All-Time Series: Fontbonne leads 39-22

 

A Look At The Griffins

  • The Griffins are coming off a 72-62 defeat at Spalding. The team trailed 55-53 going into the fourth, but the Golden Eagles outscored Fontbonne 17-9.
  • Raven Venegas led all scorers after tying her season-high with 17 points on 8-of-14 shooting.
  • In the last four games (2-2), the Griffins are posting 74.2 points, shooting 41.4 percent from the floor, and 78.4 percent from the charity stripe.
  • Rylee Stafford has paced the offense averaging 18.0 points, shooting 45.1 percent, and dished out a team-high 18 assists.
  • Raven Venegas averages 12.5 points, while leading them on the glass with 5.3 rebounds per game and owns a 57.5 field goal percentage.
  • Riley Guffey is the final player in double-figures the last four games averaging 11.0 points and shooting a team-high 94.1 percent from the line.

 

A Look At The Webster Gorloks

  • The Gorloks had its five game win streak snapped on Wednesday night in a 73-68 loss against Greenville.
  • Webster shot 38.1 percent from the floor and were led by Kaylee Heggemann's 21 points on 6-of-12 shooting.
  • On the year, the Gorloks rank second in points per game (75.7), second in 3-point percentage (34.3), fourth in rebounds per game (42.3), first in field goal percentage (44.2), and first in steals per game (17.1).
  • Defensively, they're holding opponents to 59.5 point per game average and a 36.8 field goal percentage.
  • Individually, Addison Beussink is scoring a team-high 12.1 points and pulling down 8.6 rebounds per game.
  • Naomi Johnson scores 11.4 points, to go along with her team-high 43.2 3-point percentage. Jaysea Morgan is the final player in double-figures averaging 10.7 per contest.

 

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