GAMEDAY: WBB vs. Hawaii
By Seattle University
NOVEMBER 11, 2017
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
ABOUT THE GAME
- Seattle U (0-1) vs. Hawaii (0-1)
- All-time series-Hawaii leads, 1-0
- Away-UH leads, 1-0
- Last meeting-Hawaii won, 60-50, at UH (Jan. 3, 1984)
NEWS AND NOTES
- Seattle U welcomes Hawaii for a non-conference game at the Connolly Complex.
- In the season opener, the Redhawks fell to Idaho State, 74-69, on Nov. 10 Alexis Montgomery scored a career-high 31 points in the setback.
- SU scored 45 points in the first half against Idaho State, the most by a Redhawk team since Dec. 15, 2015, when Seattle U dropped 46 in the first 20 minutes against Portland State.
- Alexis Montgomery’s 31 points on Nov. 10 are the most by a Redhawk since Chelcie Morrison scored 35 points against Montana State Billings on Feb. 16, 2008.
- Kamira Sanders tied a career high with nine rebounds against Idaho State. She pulled down nine boards last season against CSUN on Dec. 29, 2016.
- Hawaii lost, 76-47, at Portland on Friday night. UH fell behind, 22-8, after a quarter and never recovered.
- Julissa Tago led the Rainbow Warriors with a career-high 28 points. She shot 12-21 from the field, including 4-10 from three-point range. The rest of her team shot 5-34 from the floor on the night.
- 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.
- Hawaii went 12-18 overall and 7-9 in the Big West last season.
- The Rainbow Warriors return all five starters from last year’s team. They have been voted to finish fourth in the Big West preseason poll.
- Laura Beeman is in her sixth season at UH. She took Hawaii to the 2016 NCAA Tournament after winning the Big West Tournament title.