G-MAC Play Continues For Women's Basketball As Kentucky Wesleyan, Trevecca Come To Columbus

G-MAC Play Continues For Women's Basketball As Kentucky Wesleyan, Trevecca Come To Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Winners of three straight games, the Ohio Dominican women's basketball team returns to Alumni Hall for a pair of G-MAC contests against Kentucky Wesleyan at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Trevecca at 3 p.m. Saturday.

The Panthers have won all three games by at least 15 points, scoring 81.7 points per game on 43.4 percent shooting while holding its opponents to 63.7 points per game on 33.9 percent shooting. ODU's defense has created 66 turnovers in that stretch, coming away with 38 steals, and ODU is also averaging 4.0 blocked shots per game in the past three wins.
 
During the three game win streak, all five starters are averaging in double figures. Darian Rose (Fort Loramie, Ohio) leads the way with 13.3 ppg, followed by Megan Eyre (Fayetteville, Ohio) with 13.0 points and 6.7 rebounds per contest. Alexis Overly (Chillicothe, Ohio) is scoring 12.0 points with 4.0 assists per game, and reigning G-MAC Player of the Week Sarah Futscher (Wilder, Ky.) is averaging 11.7 points and 8.0 rebounds per contest. Alexa Fisher (Powell, Ohio) is chipping in with 10.0 points per game as well.
 
This is the first matchup between ODU and Kentucky Wesleyan in the program's Division II era. ODU defeated Trevecca in the lone matchup between the teams, 80-71 in Nashville on Nov. 24, 2015, shooting 54.4 percent in the victory.

 

Contact: Scott Miles
miless@ohiodominican.edu