Monday, February 12, 2018

Lycoming Women's Basketball face Lebanon Valley in battle for third place

(Photo courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information)
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - With a one-game lead over Lebanon Valley and two games remaining in the regular season, the Lycoming College women's basketball team will face off with LVC in a battle for third place in the MAC Commonwealth on Tuesday night, Feb. 13, at Lamade Gym.

The Warriors (16-6 overall, 10-4 MAC Commonwealth) can clinch third place with a win over the Flying Dutchmen (14-9 overall, 9-5 MAC Commonwealth), earning a spot in the MAC Commonwealth Championship semifinal in next week's tournament. Lebanon Valley, with a win by more than a point, would hold the No. 3-seed heading into Saturday's games, where both teams will have to face the top two seeds in next week's tournament. Lycoming heads to Albright and Lebanon Valley hosts 16th-ranked Messiah.

Warrior Notes
• Lycoming leads the MAC Commonwealth with a .336 field goal percentage defense, a .350 3-point field goal percentage, 6.0 3-pointers made and 5.5 blocked shots per game.

• With a win, the Warriors can tie the program record mark of 11 conference wins in a season, set by the 1994-95 team that went 11-3.

• The Warriors had four players finish in double figures scoring for the fifth time this season at Stevenson.

• Sophomore Morgan Mader needs to hit four more 3-pointers to become the fourth player in school history to hit 50 in a season.

• Mader is averaging 3.4 3-pointers made over the last eight games.

• Senior Shelby Mueller needs one more blocked shot to become the fourth player in school history to post 100 in a career.

• With 711 career rebounds, Mueller needs 11 more to tie Amy Elder (1979-83) for fourth in the program's career record book.

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