SEATTLE – (Dec. 1) Seattle University women’s basketball welcomes San Diego for a non-conference game at the Connolly Complex Saturday.
*There will be a special offer for fans to purchase four tickets and four concessions vouchers for $20.*
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ABOUT THE GAME
- Seattle U (3-4) vs. USD (5-2)
- All-time series-San Diego leads, 5-0
- Home-USD leads, 2-0
- Away-USD leads, 3-0
- Last meeting-USD won, 67-44, at USD (Dec. 12, 2016)
NEWS AND NOTES
- SU dropped an 87-67 decision at No. 24 Cal Nov. 30. The Redhawks played the Bears to a draw in the second half, scoring 26 points in the fourth quarter at the Haas Pavilion.
- Alexis Montgomery scored 26 points at Cal, pushing her over the 1,000-point mark for her career. She is the 17th player in program history to achieve the feat.
- Freshmen McKenzi Williams and Kallin Spiller made their first career starts at Cal Nov. 30. Williams scored nine points, hitting the first three three-pointers of her career. Spiller added four rebounds and three assists in 29 minutes.
- Seattle U took a 79-53 defeat at the hands of unbeaten UC Davis on Nov. 26. Jacinta Beckley scored 15 points, while Alexis Montgomery compiled 12 points and 9 rebounds.
- SU won a 91-77 contest with Portland State on Nov. 22. The point total is the most by a Redhawk team since Dec. 4, 2013, when SU lost, 105-100, to Oregon. The 91 points represent the most by Seattle U in a win since Dec. 17, 2010, when SU beat Sacramento State, 92-82. The last time the Redhawks scored more than 91 points at the Connolly Complex was on Dec. 28, 2008, when Seattle U defeated Cascade College, 102-28.
- In the win over Portland State, Alexis Montgomery put up 25 points and 13 rebounds for her 13th career double-double. It marked second such effort of the season.
- Kamira Sanders recorded 16 points and a career-high nine assists against PSU. The sophomore dished out an assist on seven Redhawk three-pointers.
- Against Portland State, Jacinta Beckley scored a career-high 20 points and tied a personal best with eight rebounds.
- Seattle U logged season highs in points (91), made field goals (38), field goal attempts (78), field goal percentage (.487), made threes (12), three-point field goal percentage (.500), rebounds (47), and assists (21) in victory over Portland State.
- Seattle U went 2-0 on a California road trip Nov. 17-19. It marked SU’s first 2-0 road trip since Dec. 19-20, 2007.
- The Redhawks made the largest comeback in Division I program history on Nov. 17, rallying from a 21-point deficit to win, 77-71, at UC Santa Barbara. They outscored UCSB, 32-11, in the fourth quarter and ended the contest on a 10-0 run.
- Kamira Sanders was named WAC Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 19. She led SU with 21 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, and 4 steals at UCSB on Nov. 17. Sanders followed with 14 points, five assists, and four steals in the win at Pepperdine on Nov. 19.
- Kamira Sanders recorded 21 points, including 13 in the fourth period, on 8-10 field-goal shooting against UCSB. She tied a career high with nine rebounds and set a new personal best with six assists in the win.
- Against UCSB, Alexis Montgomery logged a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds. She now has 12 career double-doubles as a Redhawk.
- In a 65-62 win at Pepperdine on Nov. 19, SU had three players in double figures and two other players with nine points.
- SU dropped a 73-58 setback to Hawaii on Nov. 12. Alexis Montgomery and Kamira Sanders both scored in double figures in the contest.
- 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.
- San Diego has a 5-2 record this season, including a 77-76 loss at San Diego State on Wednesday night. The rivalry game featured 24 lead changes and 13 ties.
- USD was chosen to finish fourth in the West Coast Conference Preseason Poll. Maya Hood was named All-WCC Preseason.
- The Toreros feature four players averaging 10 or more points per game this season, led by Aubrey Ward-El at 15.1 points.
- USD ranks 16th nationally in rebound margin at plus-12.4 through seven games.
- 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.
- Cindy Fisher is in her 13th season as USD’s head coach. She has guided the Toreros to five 20-win seasons in the last six years.