The Southwestern College women's basketball team will look to bounce back from Saturday's loss at Tabor when the Sterling College Warriors pay a visit to Stewart Field House Wednesday evening. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. inside historic Stewart Field House. The Voice of the Moundbuilders, Curt Caden, will have the call locally on KSWC, 100.3 FM, and online at www.jinxradio.com.
Sterling (7-14, 4-6 KCAC) at #RV Southwestern (12-7, 6-3 KCAC)
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2014 // Stewart Field House (1,396) // Winfield, Kan. // Southwestern Notes // Live Stats // Live Video // Live Audio
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About the Lady Builders…
Southwestern brings a 12-8 overall record, and a 6-4 mark against KCAC opponents into Wednesday's contest after dropping a 69-57 decision to Tabor Saturday evening in Hillsboro. The Lady Builders will be looking to avenge a 60-55 loss to the Warriors on Dec. 6 in Sterling Southwestern is 6-4 inside Stewart Field House this season.
Jordan Hobbs is Southwestern's scoring leader this season. The senior from Harrah, Okla., is averaging 13.2 points per game on the season, and is one of three Lady Builders with double-digit scoring averages for the year. Jana Reichenberger scores 10.3 points and is the team's rebounding leader with 8.7 rebounds per game, while Tiffany Rieger averages 10.1 points per contest. Jessica Hobbs is averaging 9 points per game, while Montana Rickey scores 8.6 points in the average contest.
Southwestern is shooting 41.3 percent from the floor, and 34.6 percent (163-471) from three point range this season. The Lady Builders convert 71.8 percent (298-415) of their free throws, and are out-rebounding their opponents by a 40.1-35.6 margin.
Head Coach Dave Denly is in his 17th season leading the Lady Builder Basketball program.
Sterling enters Wednesday's contest with a 7-14 overall mark, and a 4-6 record against KCAC opponents. The Warriors have dropped four of their last five contests, including Saturday's 54-48 loss to Ottawa in Sterling. Sterling's only win during that stretch was a 70-65 win over Bethany on Jan. 21 in Lindsborg. Sterling is 3-5 when in true road games this season.
Hailey Davis is Sterling's scoring leader this season. The 5-7 sophomore guard from Haven, Kansas, is averaging 12.5 points per game, and is one of two Warriors with double-digit scoring averages for the year. Lori Dauer (5-11, Sr., C, Falun, Kan.) averages 11.5 points and a team-best 7.0 rebounds per game.
Sterling is shooting 38.4 percent from the floor, and 29.6 percent (111-375) from three-point range this season. The Warriors convert 73.6 percent (362-492) of their free throws, and are out-rebounding their opponents by a 38-34.2 margin.
Head Coach K.C. Bassett is in her first season leading the Warriors.
Next Up for the Builders…
Southwestern will continue its KCAC slate Saturday, traveling to Ottawa to face the Braves of Ottawa University. Tip-off is slated for 3 p.m. inside Wilson Field House.