Women's Basketball Travels to Campbell Saturday

Nov. 14, 2013

CULLOWHEE, N.C. - Western Carolina women's basketball (0-2) completes its three-game road swing this weekend traveling to Campbell (1-1), Saturday for a 7 p.m. tip-off.

The Catamounts dropped a pair of games in its opening weekend. WCU was edged by Mercer 76-64 before falling to Georgia Tech 87-47. Campbell is coming off a 73-75 loss at Wake Forest.

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Catamounts Drop Home Opener to Campbell, 55-40
Western Carolina women's basketball (1-1) dropped its home opener 55-40 to Campbell University (2-0) Monday in the Ramsey Center.

Sophomore guard Lindsay Simpson, from Franklin, N.C., picked off where she left off from her 2013 Southern Conference All-Freshman selection performance of the previous season. She is averaging 17 points per game in the first two contests of the 2013-14 season scoring in double figures in each game. Simpson just missed her second 20 point performance pouring in 19 points in the loss at Georgia Tech. She also connected on a career-high four three pointers against the Yellow Jackets.

Senior guard Hana Haden is averaging 11 points per game bolstered by her 18 point performance at Mercer Nov. 8.

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Western Carolina went without the services of junior college transfer Justin Taylor for the majority of the game against Mercer, after going out with an injury, and all of the game at Georgia Tech. In just six minutes of play at Mercer, Taylor had five rebounds against the Bears. Taylor is probable for the game at Campbell.

Defensively, Western Carolina has a pair of strong rebounders in senior Shauna Terry and sophomore Erika Joseph. Each is averaging six rebounds per game with Terry averaging 6.5 rebounds per game and Joseph six.

For Campbell, Kiera Gaines paces the Camels averaging 13 points per game. She had 11 points against Erskine and 15 against Wake Forest. Western Carolina will host UNC Asheville in its home opener at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20.


 

 

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