Stonehill (2-0, 0-0 NE-10)
Assumption (2-0, 0-0 NE-10)
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 5:30 p.m.
Laska Gymnasium - Worcester, Mass.
LAST MEETING: #13/15 Stonehill 71, Assumption 64 (2/11/15 at Easton, Mass.) RECAP
Last Time Out: Stonehill 84, Dominican (N.Y.) 74 (11/14/15 at Worcester, Mass.) RECAP
Streak: Won 2
#12 Kelly Martin (Jr, G, Scituate, Mass.) - 19.5 ppg, 61.1% FG%, 50% 3pt%, 85.7% FT%, 5.0 rpg, 5.0 apg, 2.0 spg
#02 Courtney Walsh (So, G, Windham, N.H.) - 14.0 ppg, 61.1% FG%, 54.5% 3pt%, 4.0 apg, 1.0 spg
#15 Paige Marshall (Sr, G, Braintree, Mass.) - 12.0 ppg, 47.6% FG%, 40% 3pt%, 5.0 rpg, 5.0 apg
Notes: Stonehill returns to Worcester as a rare wrinkle in the schedule has the first three games of its 2015-16 season at Assumption College's Laska Gym after winning a pair of games at the Assumption Tip-Off Classic over the weekend... The Skyhawks are receiving votes in the USA TODAY Sports/WBCA Division II preseason coaches poll and ranked No. 1 in the D2SIDA East Regional poll released this week... Stonehill leads the NE-10 in scoring (85 ppg), FG% (53.2%), assists (23.0/gm), while ranking third for 3pt% (43.3%) and FT% (75.8%)... Junior guard Kelly Martin was named the Spalding NE-10 Player of the Week on Monday after earning All-Tournament Team honors at the Assumption Tip-Off Classic... Sophomore guard Courtney Walsh joined Martin on the All-Tournament team this weekend... Senior guard Paige Marshall leads the NE-10 and ranks second nationally for assist/turnover ratio, committing just one turnover to her ten assists so far this season... Stonehill has been picked as favorites in the NE-10 preseason coaches poll in the Northeast Division after winning the division title and advancing to the NCAA Division II East Regional Championship last season... Head Coach Trisha Brown in in her 15th season at the Skyhawks helm, having posted a career record of 290-128 (.694).
Last Time Out: Assumption 64, Goldey-Beacom 47 (11/14/15 at Worcester, Mass.)RECAP
Streak: Won 2
#03 Allison Stoddard - 14.0 ppg, 54.5% 3pt%, 100% FT%, 4.0 rpg, 3.5 apg, 1.0 spg, 0.5 bpg
#10 Kelly Conley - 12.0 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 2.5 apg, 0.5 bpg
#23 Ann Marie Indusuyi - 7.5 ppg, 54.5% FG%, 75% FT%, 10.5 rpg, 1.5 bpg
Notes: While Stonehill will shooting its way to two wins here in Worcester over the weekend, Assumption showed strong defensive efforts in its two wins over Dominican and Goldey-Beacom... The Greyhounds lead the NE-10 in scoring defense (52.5 ppg), while ranking second in rebound margin (+19.0/gm) and rebounds per game (51.5), fifth in three-point field goal percentage defense (27.0%) and seventh in FG% defense (35%)... On the offensive side, they are ranked fourth in the NE-10 for three-point percentage (38.5%)...Assumption is also among teams receiving votes in the USA TODAY Sports/WBCA Division II preseason poll and third in the D2SIDA East Regional poll... Senior Kelly Conley and junior Allison Stoddard both earned All-Tournament team honors at the Assumption Tip-Off Classic over the weekend.