Friday, January 12, 2018

Lycoming College Warriors set to turn corner on conference schedule at Arcadia

Junior Becca Painter and the Warriors head to Arcadia on Saturday.
(Photo courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information)
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Heading into a new semester, the Lycoming College women's basketball will wrap up its winter break when it heads to Arcadia University for a MAC Commonwealth game on Saturday, Jan. 13.


The Warriors (11-4 overall, 5-2 MAC Commonwealth) are coming off a 64-53 loss to second-place Albright on Wednesday. Sophomore Morgan Mader led the team with a career-high 21 points, as she hit five 3-pointers, and senior Shelby Mueller added 16 points and eight rebounds.

The Knights (7-7 overall, 2-4 MAC Commonwealth) fell to Lebanon Valley, 74-60, in its last outing Wednesday. The Knights finished with three players in double figures, led by sophomore Sydney Cyr with 15.

Warrior Notes
• Lycoming leads the MAC Commonwealth with .330 defensive field goal percentage, a .369 3-point field goal percentage, 5.9 3-point field goals per game and 44.9 rebounds per game.

• With a win, the Warriors will improve to 12-4 for the first time since 1996-97 and the third time in program history.

• A win would also clinch Lycoming's fifth .500 season in a row, which would tie for the longest stretch in school history with the 1993-98 teams.

• Senior Shelby Mueller is one of eight players in program history to post 25 steals all four years of her career.

• With five more rebounds, Mueller will move into a tie for fifth in school history with 633 in a career, where Annette Bieber (1988-92) sits.

• Sophomore Morgan Mader needs 14 more points to reach 200 in her career.

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