Loggers hit the road to take on No. 10 George Fox

Loggers hit the road to take on No. 10 George Fox

TACOMA, Washington – One of the nation's top-ranked teams awaits the Loggers as the Puget Sound women's basketball team heads to No. 10 George Fox for a Northwest Conference game Saturday, Dec. 1, for a 4 p.m. tipoff.

 

 WHO   Puget Sound at George Fox 
 WHEN   December 1, 2018 | 4 p.m.
 WHERE   Newberg, Ore. 
 LINKS  Stats | Video

 

Starting strong

Puget Sound opened its NWC schedule with a 63-60 home victory over Pacific Lutheran Tuesday, Nov. 27. RaeAnn Allen led the Loggers in scoring with 15 point. Jamie Lange (13 points) and Cassidy Daugherty (10 points) also scored in double figures.

 

On point

The Loggers lead the NWC in field-goal percentage by shooting at a 46.9 percent clip. Defensively, Puget Sound is limiting opponents to 39.1 percent shooting from the floor. The Loggers are also the most accurate team in the NWC from distance, hitting 36.4 percent of their shots from 3-point range.

 

Bountiful boards

Puget Sound enters this weekend as the conference's top rebounding team, averaging 41.5 rebounds per game. Through her first two games of the season, Jamie Lange is averaging 8.5 rebounds per game. Three more Loggers average at least 5.0 boards: RaeAnn Allen (5.8), Gia Sorn (5.8), and Mara Henderson (5.0).

 

Looking ahead

Puget Sound's last home game for the calendar year is Wednesday, Dec. 5, against Evergreen State. The Loggers play two games in a tournament at Pacific Lutheran (Dec. 15-16), and then Puget Sound heads to Hawaii for two games in Honolulu (Dec. 19-20).

 

Scouting the No. 10 Bruins (3-1, 0-0 NWC)

George Fox begins its NWC schedule Friday, Nov. 30, against Lewis & Clark before hosting the Loggers Saturday. The Bruins' lone loss is against No. 3 St. Thomas. They have three wins against Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) teams: Pomona-Pitzer, Cal Lutheran, and Claremoint-M-S. The Bruins lead the NWC in points per game (74.5), and Emily Holder is the team's leading scorer (11.3).