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Women's Basketball Hosting Mount Union Saturday

Women's Basketball Hosting Mount Union Saturday




WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College women's basketball team returns to Hermann Court for an Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) contest against the University of Mount Union at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

The Teams: Wilmington and Mount Union. The Quakers are 9-9 overall and 4-7 in OAC play after falling at No. 10 Ohio Northern University on Wednesday evening. The Purple Raiders are also 9-9 overall, but have a 6-5 OAC record after defeating John Carroll University 76-62 on Wednesday.

The Coaches: Jerry Scheve is in his 28th season as head coach of the Wilmington women's basketball program. Scheve, who guided the Quakers to the NCAA Division III National Championship in 2004, has amassed over 450 career victories. Suzy Venet, a former All-American at Mount Union, as led her alma mater to four NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament appearances in 12 seasons as head coach.

The Players: Mackenzie Campbell is the lone Quaker to average double figures in scoring at 14.2 points per game while also leading the squad in assists (2.9 per contest) and along with Emily Harman, grab over 6.5 rebounds per game. Savannah Hooper, McKayla Binkley and Faith Teaford all score over six points per game. Rachel Tinkey and Casey Morrissette both average in double figures in scoring and combine to provide over 35 percent of Mount Union's offense.

Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Wilmington 65.2, Mount Union 67.4; opponents' points per game – Wilmington 68.1, Mount Union 62.8; field goal percentage – Wilmington 40.9, Mount Union 39.9; three-point percentage – Wilmington 34.1, Mount Union 30.7; free throw percentage – Wilmington 73.6, Mount Union 65.2; rebounds per game – Wilmington 41.3, Mount Union 41.5; assist-to-turnover ratio – Wilmington 0.70, Mount Union 1.16.

Recent History: Wilmington is 14-12 against Mount Union in the last decade and have won the last five meetings. Visit the link above for more information on the series history.

First Time Around: Wilmington edged Mount Union 75-67 in Alliance on Dec. 5, 2017, thanks to 10 points from Faith Teaford.

Coverage: Live statistics and live video of the game will be available – visit the links above.

Social Media: Wilmington athletics is represented on Facebook (Wilmington College Athletics), Twitter (@DubCQuakers) and Instagram (@DubCQuakers). Follow all the happenings of Wilmington College on social media by using the hashtag "#WeAreDubC".

Up Next: Wilmington travels to Muskingum University for a 7:30 p.m. contest on Wednesday.