WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College women's basketball team returns to Hermann Court to face Baldwin Wallace University (BW) for a 3 p.m. Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) contest on Saturday.
The Teams: Wilmington and Baldwin Wallace. The Quakers are an even 10-10 on the season after falling in a close 80-71 game at Otterbein University on Wednesday evening. The Yellow Jackets are 15-5 overall and 9-4 in the OAC after defeating Ohio Northern University 70-45 on Thursday.
The Coaches: Jerry Scheve is in his 29th 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, won his 500th career game earlier this season. Wilmington has claimed seven regular season conference championships under his guidance. Cheri Harrer is also in her 29th season coaching at Baldwin Wallace. The Yellow Jackets have won 20 or more games 16 times during her tenure.
The Players: McKayla Binkley and Kennedy Lewis both score in double figures to lead Wilmington offensively. Kelly Noll and Mackenzie Campbell are just behind them averaging 9.9 and 9.4 points per game respectively. Lewis is second in the OAC in assists per game at 4.0 while Noll is second in the league three-point percentage at 47.4. Faith Teaford leads the team in rebounding at 7.2 boards per game. Lily Edwards leads BW in scoring (13.6 points per game) and rebounding (6.8 rebounds per contest). Riley Schill dishes out 3.8 assists for the Yellow Jackets.
Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Wilmington 68.8, BW 70.2; opponents' points per game – Wilmington 69.3, BW 59.4; field goal percentage – Wilmington 41.4, BW 41.0; three-point percentage – Wilmington 34.4, BW 33.0; free throw percentage – Wilmington 73.0, BW 73.8; rebounds per game – Wilmington 39.7, BW 40.8; assist-to-turnover ratio – Wilmington 0.86, BW 0.86.
Recent History: Wilmington is 15-28 against BW since joining the OAC prior to the 2000-01 season. The Yellow Jackets won the first meeting 84-74 in Berea. More information on the series history can be found by visiting the link above.
Coverage: Live statistics and live video of the game will be available – visit the links above.
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Up Next: Wilmington hosts Muskingum for a 7 p.m. contest on Wednesday.