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Lady Bisons-UAB Game Notes

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Nov. 24, 2007

Lipscomb Lady Bisons (1-4) vs. UAB Blazers (1-3)

Rainbow Wahine Classic

University of Hawaii, Stan Sheriff Center

Nov. 24, 2008

The game: The Lady Bisons will be out to rebound from an 85-51 loss to host Hawaii Friday. This is the second trip to Hawaii for the Lady Bisons in the last four seasons. They had beaten Hawaii 69-63 in 2003 in the Waikiki Beach Marriott Classic.

Saturday the Lady Bisons face UAB, (1-3), an 83-74 loser to Hartford in the first round. The Lady Bisons have lost their last two games.

The tournament ends Sunday.

Junior forward Rachel Davis led the Lady Bisons with 10 points against Hawaii. Center Kaleigh Gossman, playing in her second game of the season, led with six rebounds.

On the air: The Lady Bisons game will be heard on WAMB-Am (1200) with Craig Hartline handling the play-by-play.

The starters: The expected starting lineup is Catie Woods and Miaca Bowman at the guard spots, Jilian Partin and Kaleigh Gossman at the forward positions and Katie Rollins at center.

Bowman, Woods and Partin have started all five games this season.

Forward Miriam McAlister has started four. Rollins has started three.

Tiffany Arnold, Cree Nix and Gossman have each started one game.

The leaders: Five different players have led the Lady Bisons in scoring.

Jilian Partin scored 14 at Tennessee-Martin. Valerie Bronson finished with a team season-high 20 points against Fisk. Cree Nix scored 13 against Bowling Green State. Jenna Bartsokas hit five-of-five 3-point shots for 15 points at Arkansas. Rachel Davis scored 10 points in nine minutes at Hawaii.

On the boards Nix has tied for the lead twice with four at Tennessee-Martin and seven against Bowling Green State. She led with five at Arkansas.

Partin also had seven rebounds against Bowling Green State. Miriam McAlister finished with four rebounds against Tennessee-Martin.

Bronson grabbed a team season-high 15 against Fisk.

Kaleigh Gossman finished with six rebounds at Hawaii.

Doubling up: Freshman guard Jenna Bartsokas has scored in double figures in two games with 15 at Arkansas and 10 against Fisk.

Junior forward Jilian Partin has double figures in pair of games with 14 at Tennessee-Martin and 10 against Fisk.

Freshman forward Cree Nix scored 14 against Fisk and 13 against Bowling Green State.

Freshman forward Valerie Bronson scored 20 against Fisk. Junior center Katie Rollins scored 14 against Fisk. Junior center Rachel Viehmann scored 10 against Fisk.

Bronson is the only player with double-double this season with 20 points and 15 rebounds against Fisk.