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Women's Basketball To Host Fred Raizk Memorial Tournament This Weekend

Women's Basketball To Host Fred Raizk Memorial Tournament This Weekend





WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College women's basketball team hosts the 14th annual Fred Raizk Memorial Tournament at Hermann Court this weekend.

The Schedule: Wilmington will face Franklin College at 6 p.m. on Friday followed by Albin College and Hiram College at 8 p.m. Saturday will feature a consolation final at 1 p.m. followed by the 3 p.m. championship.

The Teams: Wilmington, Franklin, Albion and Hiram. The Fightin' Quakers enter the weekend 1-1 after finishing runner-up at the Damon's/Hampton Inn Tip-Off Tournament last weekend. The Grizzlies have yet to play this season after posting an 8-17 campaign last year while the Britons are a perfect 4-0 in 2019-20. Finally, the Terriers are 2-3 after a large victory over Thiel College on Tuesday.

The Coaches: Jerry Scheve is in his 30th 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 500 career victories. Dana Haggenjos has been Franklin's coach since 2014 while Doreen Carden is in her 19th season at Albion. She led the Britons to a "Sweet 16" appearance in 2005. Alexandra Dellas, a 2010 graduate of Hiram, is in her third season as her alma mater's head coach.

The Players: A quintet of Quakers – McKayla Binkley, Hannah Binkley, Zahrya Bailey, Kelly Noll and Kennedy Lewis – all score in double figures with McKayla Binkley leading the way at 19.5 points per game to go along with 4.5 steals per contest. Noll grabs seven rebounds per game while Lewis and Bailey dish out 4.5 assists per game. Bayleigh Walker returns for her junior season for Franklin having led the team in scoring at 13.3 points per game in 2018-19. Rain Hinton and Evelyn Wischmeyer score at lead 14 points for Albion while Tashauna Wright leads Hiram in scoring at 21.6 points per game and rebounding at 7.0 boards per contest.

Tale of the Tape (2018-19 for Franklin): Points per game – Wilmington 93.0, Franklin 66.0, Albion 74.0, Hiram 79.4; opponents' points per game – Wilmington 68.5, Franklin 69.4, Albion 59.8, Hiram 71.2; field goal percentage – Wilmington 43.4, Franklin 41.7, Albion 44.4, Hiram 44.4; three-point percentage – Wilmington 35.8, Franklin 27.3, Albion 35.9, Hiram 40.2; free throw percentage – Wilmington 69.0, Franklin 68.1, Albion 69.9, Hiram 66.7; rebounds per game – Wilmington 44.0, Franklin 39.1, Albion 43.5, Hiram 34.6; assist-to-turnover ratio – Wilmington 1.48, Franklin 0.68, Albion 0.55, Hiram 0.90.

Recent History: Since the 1990-91 season, Wilmington is 2-2 against Franklin 3-0 against Albion and 0-0 against Hiram. More information on the series history can be found by visiting the link above.

Coverage: Live statistics and live video of all games will be available – visit the links above. (Games three and four will have coverage links posted followed Friday's contests).

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 hosts Earlham for the Quaker Bowl Rivalry game on Monday, Dec. 2.