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Wednesday, January 03, 2018

NU women's basketball faces defending MAAC champions Quinnipiac

All WNY News     Wednesday, January 03, 2018    



NIAGARA UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS



Game 14
Niagara (4-9, 1-1 MAAC) at Quinnipiac (8-5, 2-0 MAAC)
Thursday, January 4 – 7:00 p.m.
TD Bank Sports Center – Hamden, Connecticut
TV Coverage: ESPN3

Last Time Out
  • The Purple Eagles' win streak was halted at three games with a 59-53 overtime loss to Fairfield on Jan. 2.
  • Victoria Rampado recorded her MAAC-leading sixth double-double of the season with 15 points and 15 rebounds.
  • Kaylee Stroemple recorded her second double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
  • Jai Moore added 10 points for the Purple Eagles and set career-highs in rebounds (six) and steals (four).
 
Niagara In The MAAC
  • The Purple Eagles are the third-highest scoring offense in the MAAC, averaging 65.3 points per game.
  • Niagara leads the MAAC in free throw percentage (77.9%) and is second in field goal percentage (39.9%).
  • Victoria Rampado leads the league in scoring with 20.0 points per game and is second in rebounding with 9.6 rebounds per game.
  • Jamie Sherburne is tied for first in the MAAC in assists, averaging 4.3 assists per game. She is second in free throw percentage (89.5%).
  • Maggie McIntyre leads the MAAC in 3-point field goal percentage (48.8%).
 
Rampado Named MAAC Player Of The Week
  • Victoria Rampado was named MAAC Player of the Week for the second time this season on Tuesday, Dec. 26 following the Purple Eagles' 2-0 week against Buffalo and Colgate.
  • Rampado tied her career-high with 27 points against Buffalo and recorded her fifth double-double of the season with 22 points and 11 rebounds against Colgate. On the week, she averaged 24.5 points per game and 10.0 rebounds per game.
  • Rampado was also named MAAC Player of the Week on Monday, Nov. 27 following her performance in the South Point Shootout.
  • Rampado led her team in both scoring and rebounding in both the Purple Eagles' games in the tournament. She averaged 23.0 points per game, 9.5 rebounds per game and 1.5 steals per game. She went 15-for-28 from the field (53.6%) and 15-for-16 (93.8%) from the charity stripe.

On The Court
Quinnipiac Bobcats (8-5, 2-0 MAAC)
  • Forward Jen Fay leads the Bobcats in scoring and rebounding, averaging 11.4 points per game and 7.8 rebounds per game. Fay is fourth in the MAAC in rebounding and 15th in scoring.
  • Guard Aryn McClure is second in the conference in blocked shots, averaging 1.4 blocks per game.
  • Guard Carly Fabbri leads the team in assists with 3.7 assists per game and is fourth in the MAAC in assists.
  • The Bobcats lead the league in blocked shots with 4.2 blocks per game, assists with 15.8 assists per game and in 3-point field goals made with 8.0 3-pointers per game.
 

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