November 17, 20171st2nd3rd4thFinal
Lipscomb151542458
Butler1013272070
Stats at a GlanceLIPBU
FG Percentage.313 (21-67) .358 (24-67)
3P FG Percentage.282 (11-39) .143 (3-21)
FT Percentage.833 (5-6) .792 (19-24)
Offensive Rebounds916
Defensive Rebounds2838
Total Rebounds3754
Turnovers1614
Steals77
Bench Points2116
LeadersLIPBU
PointsKMEC - 19
JENNINGS - 20
ReboundsKMEC - 8
CAGLE - 8
SCHICKEL - 17
AssistsRAU - 4
CAGLE - 4
JENNINGS - 6
StealsRAU - 2
SCHICKEL - 3
BlocksCAGLE - 2
BREY - 1
SHELTON - 1
SCHICKEL - 1
November 19, 20171st2nd3rd4thFinal
Lipscomb510191448
Middle Tennessee1915281072
Stats at a GlanceLIPMT
FG Percentage.320 (16-50) .462 (24-52)
3P FG Percentage.286 (6-21) .545 (12-22)
FT Percentage.769 (10-13) .667 (12-18)
Offensive Rebounds912
Defensive Rebounds1925
Total Rebounds2837
Turnovers1312
Steals36
Bench Points1521
LeadersLIPMT
PointsCAGLE - 18
REUTER - 16
ReboundsTEAM - 5
COLLIER - 5
LYON - 5
REUTER - 5
AssistsCAGLE - 4
SISSOM - 4
StealsJONES - 1
MANOS - 1
CAGLE - 1
SISSOM - 2
COLLIER - 2
BlocksKMEC - 1
SHORT - 1
COTTON - 1
DAVIS - 2
EDWARDS - 2
Women's hoops to close season-opening road stretch at Butler, MT
Thursday, November 16, 2017
By Logan Butts
Women's hoops to close season-opening road stretch at Butler, MT

NASHVILLE – The Lipscomb (1-2) women’s basketball team will close out its season-opening road stretch with a pair of matchups over the weekend as the Lady Bisons take on Butler (2-0) and Middle Tennessee (2-0).    

The matchup with the Bulldogs is set for Friday night at 7, while the game against the Blue Raiders will take place Sunday at 2 p.m. You can follow along with live stats and live streaming for both games at the links provided. 

 

SCOUTING THE BULLDGOS:

  • This is the first time the two programs have met.
  • Butler opened the season with a pair wins over Austin Peay and Murray State, who are first two teams Lipscomb will play at home this season.
  • Junior Tori Schickel leads the Bulldogs with 21.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.
  • Three other Bulldogs are averaging in double-figures so far this season: Whitney Jennings (19.0), Kristen Spolyar (12.5), and Michelle Weaver (10.5).

SCOUTING THE BLUE RAIDERS:

  • This is the first time the two teams have met since 2003, when Middle Tennessee defeated Lipscomb at home 68-47. The Bisons are 0-3 against the Blue Raiders in the Division I era.
  • Vanderbilt opened the season with wins against Vanderbilt and Tennessee Tech, each of which feature later on the Lady Bisons schedule.
  • Junior Jess Louro leads the team with 16.0 points per game.
  • Senior Gabby Lyon averages a double-double at 10.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game.

 

QUICK HITS:

  • Loren Cagle was named to the preseason watch list for the Nancy Lieberman Award for the second season in a row. The award is handed out each season to the best point guard in the nation. She was one of 20 student-athletes to earn the recognition and one of only two players from a mid-major program to make the list in consecutive seasons.
  • Cagle earned the first ASUN Player of the Year of the season and the first for the women’s basketball program since 2015 after a stat sheet-filling opening weekend performance. She notched 20 points, seven rebounds, five assists, and two steals and scored the game-winner in a 58-54 victory over Charleston Southern. She also added 16 points, six rebounds, six assists, one steal, and one block in a loss to College of Charleston. She is averaging 14.7-6.7-4.0-1.7 so far this season.
  • The Bisons feature nine players averaging 10 or more minutes per game: Cagle, Meredith Lovelady, Kennedy Potts, Loshaveon Jones, Riley Northway, Kaylee Cotton, Lexi Manos, Emily Kmec, and Lauren Rau.
  • The roster features a conference-high seven seniors: Cagle, Lovelady, Potts, Jones, Northway, Auriana Broughton, and Laure Assena.
  • Redshirt-freshman Emily Kmec notched 14 points in her second-career game, hitting 4-10 from three-point range in the win over Charleston Southern.
  • Cagle was unanimously voted ono the ASUN Preseason All-Conference team. She is the only returning player in the conference to finish last season in the top-22 for points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks.