TACOMA, Washington – A short road trip is in store for the Puget Sound women's basketball team when it travels to Parkland, Washington, for the Pacific Northwest Tournament, Dec. 15-16, hosted by Pacific Lutheran. The Loggers are scheduled for non-conference games against Nichols and Caltech.
|WHO||Puget Sound vs. Nichols|
|WHEN||December 15, 2018 | 2 p.m.|
|LINKS||Stats | Video|
|WHO||Puget Sound vs. Caltech|
|WHEN||December 16, 2018 | 2 p .m.|
|LINKS||Stats | Video|
Puget Sound senior Elizabeth Prewitt is nearing 1,000 points for her Logger career, and she needs only 20 points to reach the millennial mark. The last Logger to eclipse 1,000 points for a career was Alexis Noren '17.
Not to be confused with the former NBA player, Puget Sound junior RaeAnn Allen is demonstrating a nice shooter's touch through the past three games. She is shooting 53.1 percent from the floor, and 50 percent form 3-point range, while averaging 14.0 points per game through the past three contests.
Winning on the glass
Through six games this season, the Loggers are outrebounding the opposition by a 252-175 margin. Pacific Lutheran is the only team to outrebound the Loggers this season, 35-34, but the Loggers won that game, 63-60.
Puget Sound leads the NWC in 3-point accuracy by connecting on 38.0 percent of its attempts from distance
The Loggers have won three of the their last four games, as the lone loss was a near-upset at No. 10 George Fox, 63-62.
Puget Sound heads to Honolulu, Hawaii for the Street Shine Invitational, December 18-20. There, the Loggers will compete against Chapman and George Fox. NWC member George Fox is also part of the Invitational.
Scouting Nichols (3-6, 1-2 Commonwealth Coast Conference)
Visiting from Dudley, Massachusetts, the Bison enter this weekend with three consecutive losses. The team is averaging just 45.0 points per game, and allowing 57.1 points to the opposition. The Bison are shooting 28.1 percent from the floor, and 26.5 percent from 3-point range. Isabella Nerney is the team's leading scorer with 9.6 points per game.
Scouting Caltech (4-3, 0-2 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference)
The Beavers have lost two of their last three games coming into this weekend. They average 62.3 points per game while shooting 38.7 percent from the floor. Samantha D'Costa leads Caltech in scoring with 17.2 points per game. Both she and Lauren Suezaki averaged more than 10 rebounds per game.