SCAC Women's Basketball Recap - Week 3

SCAC Women's Basketball Recap - Week 3

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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- The Thanksgiving holiday did not stop the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball squads who hit the floor for week three of the 2018-19 season. 

Austin College (4-0) continued its unbeaten streak with a 60-57 win over No. 14 UT-Dallas on Saturday. Senior guard Bryce Frank had another double-double performance for the Roos' with 23 points and 10 rebounds.

On Friday, Trinity (4-1) took on Sul Ross State where it won 79-62. The Tigers were led by sophomore guard Emily Daniel who posted a 17-point performance. Earlier in the week, Hardin-Simmons handed the Tigers their first loss of the season. 

Texas Lutheran (4-2) earned wins over McMurry and Concordia (Tex.) but fell to Hardin-Simmons. Freshman forward Morgan Rodriguez came off the bench shooting 72.2 percent from the field adding 15 points against Concordia. Also performing well for TLU were sophomore guard Tara Molina, who averaged 4.0 assists-per-game over the three-game-stretch, and senior guard Cami Davis, who managed to average 13 points-per-game despite missing the Bulldog's most recent contest due to injury. 

Colorado College (3-2) started the week off with victories over La Verne and St. Olaf but concluded the week with a loss to East Texas Baptist. Against La Verne, each Tiger starter posted double-digit point performances. Sophomore guard McKenzee Gertz led the Tigers averaging 18 points and 8.0 rebounds-per-game while classmate Jade Odam led performers last week averaging 4.3 assists-per-game.

Southwestern (1-4) pushed past Concordia to earn its first victory of the season. In the win, junior forward Cecily Woolfolk contributed a double-double for the Pirates with 20 points and 10 rebounds. The Pirates fell to 1-2 on the week with losses to UT-Dallas and Hardin Simmons. 

The women's basketball schedule continues on Tuesday with Schreiner (0-6) hosting Howard Payne while Centenary (0-5) and Southwestern go on the road to face Millsaps and Mary Hardin-Baylor, respectively. 

This Week's Leaders:

Points/game (23.0): Bryce Frank, Austin College
Rebounds/game (11.0): Deunya Small, Centenary 
Assists/game (4.3): Jade Odom, Colorado College
Steals/game (3.0): Jordan Rudd, Trinity; Priya Ponia, Centenary
Blocks/game (3.0): Deunya Small, Centenary
*FG percentage (72.2): Morgan Rodriguez, Texas Lutheran (13-18)
+FT percentage (100.0): Casey Torbet, Colorado College (16-16); Ann Savage, Austin College (4-4)
#3FG percentage (75.0): Reagan Chiaverini, Austin College (3-4); Addison Walling, Austin College (3-4)

*minimum of 4 FGs made per game
+minimum of 2.5 FTs made per game
#minimum of 1.5 3FGs made per game

This Week's Results:

Date Away Home Status Links
Tue. 20 Colorado College 82 La Verne 75 Final
  Trinity (Tex.) 68 Hardin-Simmons 76 Final
  McMurry 61 Texas Lutheran 71 Final
  Schreiner 56 Concordia (Tex.) 66 Final
Wed. 21 Texas-Dallas 66 Southwestern (Tex.) 53 Final
  Dallas 49 Caltech 68 Final
Fri. 23 East Tex. Baptist 89 JWU (Denver) 56 Final
  St. Olaf 71 Colorado College 91 Final
  Sul Ross St. 62 Trinity (Tex.) 79 Final
  Dallas 24 Claremont-M-S 58 Final
Sat. 24 Concordia (Tex.) 52 Southwestern (Tex.) 68 Final
  JWU (Denver) 77 St. Olaf 97 Final
  Hardin-Simmons 63 Texas Lutheran 57 Final
  Texas-Dallas 57 Austin College 60 Final
  East Tex. Baptist 72 Colorado College 48 Final
  Sul Ross St. 79 Schreiner 58 Final
  Dallas 37 Pomona-Pitzer 66 Final
Sun. 25 Hendrix 67 Centenary (La.) 54 Final
  Hardin-Simmons 87 Southwestern (Tex.) 86 Final - 2OT
  Concordia (Tex.) 50 Texas Lutheran 77 Final
  Mary Hardin-Baylor 71 Schreiner 56 Final

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