|Matchup||Merrimack (3-3) vs
|Date/Time||Tuesday, November 26, 2019 // 7:00 p.m.|
|Venue||Pizzitola Sports Center // Providence, R.I.|
|Multimedia||Live Stats // Watch // Twitter // Instagram|
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack College women’s basketball stays on the road to square off against Brown University on Tuesday, November 26th. The Warriors come into the game fresh off a 68-42 loss to the College of Holy Cross last Saturday. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. and can be streamed on ESPN+.
Five Things to Know:
- Senior Denia Davis-Stewart is leading the team in points (17.7) rebounds (11.3) and blocks (6.0). She is also leading the country in blocks with 36 on the season. In addition Davis-Stewart is tied for the NCAA DI lead in triple-doubles with her one against UMass on opening night. She is also tied for fifth in the country in double-doubles with four on the season.
- Sophomore Kate Mager is shooting 40% from long range, which leads the starting five for the Warriors. Mager has gone 17-42 from deep this season. She went 4-9 last Saturday in the team’s loss to Holy Cross. Mager had a team-high 14 points in the defeat.
- Freshman Kaylee Thomas is shooting 44% from the field and 50% from three this season. Thomas exploded for 18 points in the Warriors win over UNH last week.
- Freshman Jayme DeCesare leads the team with 19 assists. She is also tied for the fewest turnovers with four and is tied for second in steals with eight.
- Brown comes into the game on Tuesday with a 3-3 record with wins over the University of Maine, Central Connecticut State University, and the University of New Hampshire
Scouting the Opposition
|Merrimack (3-3)||Stat Category||Brown (3-3)|
|64.5||Points Per Game||66.2|
|60.8||Points Allowed Per Game||72.8|
|.343||Field Goal Percentage||.399|
|.325||Three-Point FG Percentage||.281|
|40.3||Rebounds Per Game||38.7|
|Denia Davis Stewart (17.7 ppg)||Points Leader||Justine Gaiano (16.8 ppg)|
|Davis-Stewart (11.3 rpg)||Rebounds Leader||Haley Green (4.7 rpg)|
|Jayme DeCesare (3.2 apg)||Assists Leader||Dominique Leonidas (2.8 apg)|
|Courtney Clasen (1.7 spg)||Steals Leader||Maddie Mullin (1.2 spg)|
|Davis-Stewart (6.0 bpg)||Blocks Leader||Green (0.8 bpg)|
Merrimack takes a week off to celebrate Thanksgiving and then will host Fisher College on Wednesday, December 4th at 7 p.m.