Women’s Basketball Welcomes John Carroll Saturday

Women’s Basketball Welcomes John Carroll Saturday

The Muskingum women's basketball team will open Ohio Athletic Conference play on Saturday against John Carroll in the Anne C. Steele Center. Game time is slated for 3:00 p.m.

Game: Muskingum vs John Carroll – 3:00 p.m. (Live Stats: fightingmuskies.com).

Records: Muskingum 1-2, John Carroll 2-2

Muskingum Notes (Roster | Schedule | Statistics)

  • Muskingum grabbed their first win of the season last Wednesday against Manchester, 76-66. Senior Caitlyn Smith posted a career-best 22 points, in addition to four steals, four assists, and three rebounds, while senior Olivia Besancon chipped in 19 points and seven rebounds.
  • Three Muskies are averaging double-digit scoring: Senior Olivia Besancon (12), Smith (11.7), and junior Dana Parkman (10). Besancon is shooting 90.9% from the free throw line, while Smith is shooting 45% from the field and 50% from the arc.  
  • Freshman Emily Yeager leads the squad in free throws, making 91.7% from the line.
  • Senior Alexandra Carson is dishing out 3.3 assists per game.
  • Senior Stephanie Clark and Parkman are averaging seven rebounds per game to lead the team.
  • As a team, the Fighting Muskies are averaging 39 rebounds a game, eight steals a game, and are making 80.6% of their free throws.
  • Last season, the Muskies beat John Carroll on the road, 74-60, and at home, 86-78.

John Carroll Notes (Roster | Schedule | Statistics)

  • John Carroll is coming off a 70-48 win against Nazareth on Sunday.
  • Freshman Nicole Heffington is leading the team in points (13.3 per game) and total rebounds (43 total, 10.8 per game).
  • Junior Chelbi Graham has accrued 26 total rebounds, averaging 6.5 per game and has scored 42 points to average 10.5 per game.
  • Junior Kahrin Spear has collected 12 assists to lead the squad.
  • The Blue Streaks are making 40.8% of their shots from the field and averaging 11.3 steals per game.