WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College women's basketball team heads to John Carroll University for an Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) contest at 3 p.m. on Saturday.
The Teams: Wilmington and John Carroll. The Fightin' Quakers are 8-6 overall and have a 3-4 record in conference after snapping a three-game OAC losing skid on Wednesday evening with a 63-49 win over Muskingum University. The Blue Streaks are 3-11 overall and 1-5 in the OAC after an 88-63 loss at Otterbein University on Wednesday.
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. Kelly Morrone is in her fifth season as John Carroll's head women's basketball coach. The South Carolina alumnus has led the Blue Streaks to two NCAA Division III Tournament appearances.
The Players: Mackenzie Campbell leads the Quakers in scoring at 14.4 points per game while also grabbing 6.3 rebounds and dishing out nearly three assists per contest. Emily Harman leads the squad in rebounding at 6.8 boards per contest while McKayla Binkley and Savannah Hooper both score nearly 8.0 points per game. Emily Harman averages a team-best 7.2 rebounds per game. Nicole Heffington and Chelbi Graham combine to average 25.0 points per game for the Blue Streaks.
Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Wilmington 66.1, John Carroll 60.8; opponents' points per game – Wilmington 67.6, John Carroll 69.9; field goal percentage – Wilmington 41.4, John Carroll 39.1; three-point percentage – Wilmington 32.0, John Carroll 26.1; free throw percentage – Wilmington 76.4, John Carroll 61.5; rebounds per game – Wilmington 41.6, John Carroll 36.9; assist-to-turnover ratio – Wilmington 0.69, John Carroll 0.60.
1,000-Point Club: Mackenzie Campbell became the 13th women's basketball player to score 1,000 career points as she crossed the plateau against Capital University last Wednesday.
Recent History: Wilmington is 13-12 against John Carroll in the last decade. The home team won both matchups last season with the Blue Streaks claiming a 74-71 victory at the Tony DeCarlo Varisty Center. More information on the series history can be viewed by visiting the link above.
Coverage: Live statistics and live audio 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 returns home for a 7:30 p.m. contest against Otterbein University on Wednesday.