Women's Basketball

2018-19 RECORD: 23-4; GNAC: 10-2 / GNAC TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES: 18 / ALL-GNAC PLAYERS: 32

Women's Basketball Weekly Preview: Emmanuel and Johnson & Wales

Women's Basketball Weekly Preview: Emmanuel and Johnson & Wales

Albertus Magnus College 
Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

Albertus Magnus College (11-7, 6-3)
vs. 
Emmanuel (Mass.) (12-5, 8-1)
Jan. 26 • 7 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.

Links: LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO

Albertus Magnus College (11-7, 6-3)
vs.
Johnson & Wales (R.I.) (9-7, 4-3)
Jan. 28 • 1 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.
Links: LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO

 


A NEW WEEK
After posting a 3-0 record last week, the Albertus Magnus College women's basketball looks to continue its winning ways as the Falcons take on GNAC opponents Emmanuel (Mass.) College on Thursday evening and Johnson & Wales on Saturday afternoon.

A LOOK BACK

GAME 1: Albertus Magnus 75 | Lasell 57 - RECAP/BOX SCORE
GAME 2: Albertus Magnus 87 | Mount Ida 71 - RECAP/BOX SCORE 
GAME 3: Albertus Magnus 83 | Anna Maria 72 - RECAP/BOXSCORE

ALL-TIME VS. EMMANUEL

Emmanuel College leads the all-time series over Albertus Magnus 21-2.

LAST YEAR VS. EMMANUEL
GAME 1: Emmanuel 70 | Albertus Magnus 60
GAME 2: Emmanuel 73 | Albertus Magnus 63 (GNAC Quarterfinals)

ALL-TIME VS. JOHNSON & WALES
Albertus Magnus and Johnson & Wales are tied at 10-10 in the all-time series.

LAST YEAR VS. JOHNSON & WALES
GAME 1: Johnson & Wales 65 | Albertus Magnus

LAST WEEK HIGHLIGHTS

  • Junior Olivia Bolden recorded her three-straight double-doubles, improving her total count to 12 and have recorded 10 straight in the last 11 games. Bolden also led the team averaging 26.3 points and 12.7 reboounds while shooting a combined 51.9 percent from the field.
  • In the win over Mount Ida, Liz Falcigno was just two points shy of tying her season-high 29 points with 27. Falcigno was the second highest scorer for the Falcons who averaged 18.7 points be game.
  • Jill Johnson and Angelina Piccirillo rounded out the double-digit scorers averaging 13.0 and 12.0 points pre game, respectively.
  • Albertus finished the week shooting a combined 41.6 percent from the floor, 30.9 percent from long range and 74.1 percent from the charity stripe.
  • Against their opponents, Albertus Magnus did a great job on defense forcing 62 turnovers, including 26 turnovers for Mount Ida. 

FALCONS IN THE GNAC

  • Olivia Bolden ranks:
    - first in points per game (19.1)
    - first in rebounds per game (11.8)
    - fourth in field goal percentage (49.8%)
  • Liz Falcigno ranks:
    - fifth in rebounds per game (8.8)
    - second in steals per game (2.6)

BOLDEN RANKS TOP 10 IN NCAA STATS

  • Junior Olivia Bolden ranks:
    - fourth in double-doubles (12)
    - ninth in offensive rebounds per game (6.0)
    - eighth in rebounds (200.0)

UP NEXT
The Falcons return to action next week against Simmons and Suffolk.