Women’s Basketball Travels to Richmond Wednesday

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WASHINGTON – GW women’s basketball begins its 5-sport conference highway extend on Wednesday evening with a trek to Richmond. Suggestion-off is scheduled for 5 p.m. with coverage on ESPN+.

Season OF Action: This week, GW is bringing consciousness to psychological health and fitness, emphasizing that “It is All right TO NOT BE All right.” The workforce will be sporting particular inexperienced t-shirts for contests at Richmond and George Mason to spread the concept in-sport.

Junior Maddie Loder will also be hosting a WebEx on Friday in conjunction with the GW branch  of  “The Hidden Opponent,”  an advocacy group that raises recognition for pupil-athlete psychological health and addresses the stigma inside sports culture. The group’s mission assertion is to empower athletes around the earth to confront the hidden opponent alongside one another.

Back IN THE Movement: Following lacking the greater part of final season, redshirt junior Neila Luma is back to her 2018-19 sort, averaging 10.8 ppg and 6.4 rpg. In her last full period of opposition, Luma posted equivalent marks of 10.4 ppg and 6.1 rpg.

Luma has also liked actively playing against the A-10, averaging 11. ppg and 7.7 rpg although shooting 52% so significantly this year. For her profession, she has averaged 8.7 ppg in 35 league video games.

SWIPER, Preserve SWIPING: Graduate university student Jasmine Whitney picked up 3 a lot more steals on Sunday vs. Dayton, the sixth straight activity she’s recorded at minimum 3 swipes. Whitney continues to lead the league, and rank 33rd nationally, with 2.9 steals per match.

Her 6 steals recorded at Davidson are tied for the most in an A-10 game this season.

A Appear AT THE SPIDERS: Richmond is coming off an extraordinary weekend, pulling out two wins at St. Bonaventure and Duquesne by a put together 3 factors to improve to 2-1 in league engage in. The Spiders boast a trio of players averaging double figures, led by Kate Klimkiewicz, who paces the squad with 14.1 ppg and 6.1 rpg. Initial-calendar year Addie Budnik, who was named A-10 Rookie of the Week on Monday, has presented 12.4 ppg and is seventh in the nation with 3.4 blocks per contest. Claire Holt chips in 11.8 ppg and is tops on the crew (between qualifiers) by shooting 38% from further than the arc.

The trio accounts for 54% of Richmond’s offense, which averages 66. ppg and has place up 80+ 2 times this 12 months, such as Sunday in an 80-78 acquire at Duquesne.