WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College women's basketball team concludes its 2017-18 regular season with a 3 p.m. Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) contest at home against Baldwin Wallace University (BW) on Saturday.
The Teams: Wilmington and BW. The Fightin' Quakers are 11-13 overall and 6-11 in OAC play after a 73-61 loss at Capital University on Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets are 14-10 overall and 10-7 in conference after an 83-72 loss to the University of Mount Union.
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. Shari Harrer is also in her 28th season as head coach at Baldwin Wallace. She has over 500 victories to her name and has won eight OAC regular season championships.
The Players: Mackenzie Campbell is the go-to offensive threat for Wilmington as the junior averages 14.1 points to game to go along with 6.9 boards per contest all while dishing out a team-high 2.7 assists per contest. Savannah Hooper, who is second on the squad in assists per game at 2.6, averages 8.8 points per game. Emily Harman, the Quakers' leading rebounder at 7.0 boards per contest, and Hannah Binkley both score over six points per game. Hannah Fecht and Riley Schill both score in double figures for Baldwin Wallace.
Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Wilmington 64.9, BW 68.9; opponents' points per game – Wilmington 67.8, BW 61.8; field goal percentage – Wilmington 39.8, BW 41.6; three-point percentage – Wilmington 31.4, BW 36.4; free throw percentage – Wilmington 74.3, BW 71.3; rebounds per game – Wilmington 42.0, BW 39.1; assist-to-turnover ratio – Wilmington 0.71, BW 0.79.
Senior Day: Saturday's game marks the final regular season home contest of Emily Harman's career. A brief ceremony will be held prior to tip-off.
Recent History: Wilmington is 7-18 against BW in the last decade. After the home team won both matchups in the regular season last year, the Quakers edged the Yellow Jackets 62-59 in the OAC Tournament semifinals in Berea. More information on the series history can be found by visiting the link above.
First Time Around: BW hit a dozen three-pointer in a 90-63 victory over Wilmington on Jan. 6.
OAC Tournament: Wilmington has clinched a berth in the OAC Tournament. The Quakers will be the No. 7 seed with a win or a John Carroll University loss on Saturday.
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 will be traveling to either Ohio Northern University or Marietta College for an OAC Tournament quarterfinal game on Tuesday evening.