GAMEDAY: WBB vs. Idaho State
By Seattle University
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
SEATTLE – (Nov. 9) Seattle University women’s basketball welcomes Idaho State to start the 2017-18 season on Friday night.
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
ABOUT THE GAME
- Seattle U (0-0) vs. Idaho State (0-0)
- All-time series-Idaho State leads, 2-0
- Home-ISU leads, 1-0
- Away-ISU leads, 1-0
- Last meeting-Idaho State won, 83-67, at ISU (Dec. 5, 2015)
NEWS AND NOTES
- Seattle U tips off the regular season Friday night.
- The Redhawks beat Central Washington, 104-57, in an exhibition on Nov. 4. Seven different Redhawks scored in double figures as SU shot 11-21 from three-point range.
- Alexis Montgomery is the WAC Preseason Player of the Year. She earned All-WAC First Team honors after leading Seattle U in points, rebounds, and assists last season.
- SU was voted to finish second in the WAC preseason media poll and third in the WAC preseason coaches’ poll.
- Kamira Sanders returns after winning WAC Freshman of the Year last season. She paced conference rookies in points, assists, steals, and minutes played in 2015-16.
- Coach Suzy Barcomb took Seattle U from a predicted seventh-place finish to the WAC Championship game last season. In her first season at SU, Barcomb guided the Redhawks to a WNIT appearance for the second time in program history.
- SU features six newcomers this season, with five freshmen and one junior transfer joining the roster.
- The Redhawks have not won a season opener since the 2011-12 season, when they knocked off UC Santa Barbara at the Connolly Complex.
- Idaho State won 19 games on its way to the Big Sky Championship game last season.
- The Bengals return their top three scorers from last year, as Grace Kenyon, Saylair Grandon, and Estefania Ors combined to score 31.3 points per game for ISU.
- Seton Sobolewski enters his 10th season as ISU’s head coach. This season, Idaho State is picked to finish eighth in the Big Sky coaches’ poll.