Women’s Basketball Visits Brown Tuesday

Matchup Merrimack (3-3) vs
Brown (3-3)
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)

Up Next:
Merrimack takes a week off to celebrate Thanksgiving and then will host Fisher College on Wednesday, December 4th at 7 p.m.

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