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Women's Basketballs Hosts Capital on Wednesday

Women's Basketballs Hosts Capital on Wednesday




WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College women's basketball team picks up Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) play on Wednesday with Capital University comes to Hermann Court for a 7:30 p.m. contest.

The Teams: Wilmington and Capital. The Fightin' Quakers finished the 2017 portion of its season with a 7-4 overall record and a 2-2 mark in OAC play. The Crusaders are 5-6 overall and 1-3 in conference. Capital is coming off a 65-47 loss to Kenyon College while Wilmington most recently defeated Mount St. Joseph University 62-51.

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. Dixie Jeffers has been Capital's head women's basketball coach since the 1986-87 season. She led the Crusaders to consecutive national championships 1994 and 1995.

The Players: Mackenzie Campbell leads the Quakers in scoring at 14.7 points per game while also grabbing 6.8 rebounds and dishing out 2.8 assists per contest. Emily Harman leads the squad in rebounding at 7.1 boards per contest while McKayla Binkley, Savannah Hooper and Maddie Snider all score over 7.0 points per game. Ellie Folan and Erin Risner are the two Crusaders to average double figures in scoring.

Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Wilmington 69.5, Capital 56.4; opponents' points per game – Wilmington 67.8, Capital 59.3; field goal percentage – Wilmington 42.3, Capital 36.8; three-point percentage – Wilmington 33.3, Capital 33.9; free throw percentage – Wilmington 78.6, Capital 67.2; rebounds per game – Wilmington 43.5, Capital 36.7; assist-to-turnover ratio – Wilmington 0.71, Capital  0.56.

Recent History: Wilmington is 12-16 against Capital in the last decade. The home team won both matchups last season. Visit the link above for more information on the series history.

Coverage: Live statistics of the game will be available – visit the link 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 continues OAC play at Baldwin Wallace University on Saturday.