SEATTLE - (Dec. 11) A swing of eight straight home games continues in the Connolly Complex this week, beginning Monday, Dec. 12 with a meeting against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Seattle U is 2-1 thus far in the homestand and seeks its first win streak of the season against the Golden Lions. The game can be heard on KTTH 770 AM (mynorthwest.com) or watched on GoSeattleU.com.
• The Redhawks scored a season-high 90 points in a 90-49 win over Great Falls on Saturday, Dec. 10. All 12 active Redhawks scored, including four in double figures.
• Aaron Menzies (18p, 16r) and William Powell (19p, 10r) each tallied a double-double in the Dec. 4 meeting with EWU, marking the second time this season that the duo collected double-digit points and rebounds in the same game. It was Menzies’ third of the season and the second for Powell.
• Freshman Morgan Means had a career-high 22 points to go along with eight rebounds, five assists and two steals in SU’s win over Northwest University (Dec. 1).
• Redshirt sophomore Malik Montoya has seen action in the last two games after missing the first six this year. The Federal Way, Wash., native suffered a season-ending knee injury 13 games into last season. He has appeared in SU’s last three games. On Saturday versus Great Falls, Montoya chipped in seven points, four assists and three steals in 16 minutes.
• Head Coach Cameron Dollar returns for his eighth season at the helm of the Redhawk program. The Dec. 10 win over Great Falls was his 98th at Seattle U.
ABOUT THE SERIES VS ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF
The first-ever meeting between Seattle U and Arkansas-Pine Bluff was last year’s season opener on Nov. 13, 2015. The Golden Lions would claim the defensive battle, 58-56, over the Redhawks. Jack Crook had a team-high 11 points for SU and William Powell added 10. Brendan Westendorf had nine points and 11 rebounds in the game.
RANKING THE REDHAWKS
• In games played through Dec 10, Seattle U is 54th in the nation and first in the WAC in free-throw percentage (74.3).
• Individually, Brendan Westendorf ranks seventh in free-throw percentage (95.8).
• The team ranks 51st in three-point attempts (249).
• Among WAC players, Westendorf is first in free-throw percentage (95.8), first in minutes played (32.4 per game) and 9th in scoring (14.8 ppg), while Aaron Menzies is seventh in rebounds (6.6 per game) and fifth in field goal percentage (.560). Morgan Means is tied for second in steals with 1.8 per game.