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Bulldogs hit the road for New Hampshire on Sunday

Photo by: DSPics.com
Photo by: DSPics.com

SIMTHFIELD, R.I. – Coming off of close loss to Boston University, the Bryant University women's basketball team travels to New Hampshire for a Sunday matinee on November 25 at 1 p.m.

The Particulars
Opponent: University of New Hampshire
Location: Lundholm Gymnasium (Durham, N.H.)
Date and Time: Sunday, Nov. 25 – 1 p.m. 
TV: Stretch Internet
Live Stats: Sidearm Stats
Game Notes: Bryant | Boston U
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SCOUTING THE WILDCATS
New Hampshire has yet to win a game this season posting an 0-5 record. Most recently, the Wildcats have fallen to Northeastern, 69-54, on Wednesday night. 
 
Redshirt Junior Ashley Storey is the current leading scorer for the Wildcats averaging 17.2 points a night. In New Hampshire's last three games, Storey scored 20 points or more. 
 
The Wildcats are led by head coach Maureen Magarity in her ninth season. 
 
SEEING DOUBLE  
Junior wing Sydney Holloway (Morgantown, W. Va.) recorded back-to-back-to-back double doubles in her first three games of the 2018-19 season. Against Brown, Holloway scored 27 points and grabbed 20 rebounds. No Bulldogs has had a 20/20 game since Holloway did it against Fairleigh Dickinson last season. 
 
Last season, she was named First Team All-NEC after averaging 17.6 points, 10.8 rebounds, 1.3 steals, and 0.6 assists per game. Holloway was the only conference player to average a double-double which ranked her 19th nationally for her double-double performances. 

CONNORS FOR THREE
Senior Haley Connors (West Hartford, Conn.) is back as Bryant's top three-point threat in 2018-19. Connors made four three-pointers in back-to-back games to kick-off the 2018-19 season. The senior guard scored her career-high of 18 points against Brown. She currently first in the NEC for 3-point attempts and makes.

Connors led the Bulldogs with 29 3s last season and made a career-high 42 as a sophomore in 2016-17. The senior sank 4 against UMass Lowell with a three-point percentage of 57.1%.

BOARDING SCHOOL
After the first five games of the 2018-19 season, Bryant has out-rebounded all of their opponents except for West Virginia where the Black and Gold matched the Mountaineers with 37 rebounds a piece. Sydney Holloway leads the Bulldogs with 60 total rebounds which ranks her first in the conference and tenth in the country.

 
Bryant led the Northeast Conference in rebound margin and was second in rebounds last season, out-rebounding its opponents by 2.7 rebounds a game. The Bulldogs held opponents to 1,127 rebounds over the course of the season and outrebounded opponents in 20 of the 29 games.

PICKING POCKETS
This season, senior Kierra Palmer (Aberdeen, Md.) leads Bryant with eight steals.

Naomi Ashley (Hamilton, Ont.) led the NEC in steals per game last season swiping almost three a game. Compiling 83 steals for the season, Ashley is ranked third all-time at Bryant for steals in a season and second all-time for steals in a game as she stole a career high of nine.  

NO, NO, NO
Sophomores Julia Kelner (Fayetteville, N.Y.) leads the Bulldogs in blocked shots with three. Trinity Bravo (Bridgeport, Conn.) also tallied a block in her collegiate debut.

Hannah Scanlan (Rumson, N.J.) led the Bulldogs last season with 27 blocks in her rookie debut. In her first game at the collegiate leve, Scanlan recorded a career-high of three.

UP NEXT: BROWN
The Bulldogs are set to play in the Ocean State Tip-Off Tournament hosted by URI on Saturday December 1. Bryant will meet with Brown for a 2 p.m. meeting for the first round of the tournament.