Women's Basketball Travels to Heidelberg Saturday

Women's Basketball Travels to Heidelberg Saturday




WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College women's basketball team continues Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) play when the Fightin' Quakers travel to Heidelberg University for a 3 p.m. contest on Saturday.

The Teams: Wilmington and Heidelberg. The Quakers are 4-2 overall and an even 1-1 in the OAC after a 65-44 loss at the hands of No. 15 Ohio Northern University at Hermann Court on Wednesday evening. The Student Princes are 3-4 overall and 1-1 in conference after a 10-point loss at Otterbein University last Saturday.

The Coaches: Jerry Scheve is in his 28th 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 450 career victories. Morgan Herrigan, a 2009 Heidelberg alumnae, is in her fifth season as head coach. She is also Heidelberg's Senior Woman Administrator.

The Players: Wilmington has two players that average double figures in scoring in Mackenzie Campbell (11.8 points per game) and Savannah Hooper (10.0 points per game). Emily Harman, who turned in a double-double in the Quakers' loss to Ohio Northern, grabs a team-high 6.8 rebounds per game. Campbell, also one of the top rebounders at 5.7 boards per contest, Hooper and McKayla Binkley all dish out over two assists per game. A trio of Student Princes, Alyssa Riley, Brittanie Ulmer and Madelyn Crawford, all score in double figures and combine to score 33.8 points per contest.

Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Wilmington 71.7, Heidelberg 56.6; opponents' points per game – Wilmington 67.7, Heidelberg 76.6; field goal percentage – Wilmington 42.4, Heidelberg 35.9; three-point percentage – Wilmington 38.6, Heidelberg 33.1; free throw percentage – Wilmington 79.1, Heidelberg 72.4; rebounds per game – Wilmington 38.3, Heidelberg 40.7; assist-to-turnover ratio – Wilmington 0.87, Heidelberg 0.57.

Recent History: Wilmington is 21-2 against Heidelberg in the last decade. The Quakers won both matchups last season including a 77-64 win at Seiberling Gymnasium. For more information on the series over the past 10 seasons, visit the series history link above.

Coverage: Live statistics and live video of the game will be available – visit the links above.

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 travels to No. 24 Marietta College on Saturday, Dec. 16. Tip-off from Ban Johnson Arena is scheduled for 3 p.m.