Loyola Women’s Hoops takes to road against Faulkner

Wed, 01/23/2013

New Orleans, La. - The Loyola University New Orleans women’s basketball team will travel to Montgomery, Alabama to face Faulkner University in their next SSAC match-up Thursday evening. The Wolf Pack and the Lady Eagles will tip off in the Tine Davis Gymnasium at 5:30 p.m.

The Lady Eagles (17-4, 7-2 SSAC) are tied for first in the SSAC West Division and have won four out of their last five games. Faulkner is ranked #22 in the latest NAIA poll. Brittney Carter leads Faulkner with 15.4 points and 12.3 rebounds per game. She is the top rebounder in the NAIA.

The Wolf Pack (8-9, 5-4 SSAC) looks strong heading into Montgomery having won five out of the last six games. On Saturday, Loyola defeated Spring Hill 60-57 in The Den. Junior Jasmine Brewer led the Wolf Pack in scoring with 19 points and 13 rebounds for her fifth double double of this season. Brewer is currently tied for sixth on the Loyola all-time scoring list with 1,187 points.

Last year, Loyola defeated Faulkner twice last season, once in overtime 90-84 in Montgomery, and 70-63 in The Den.

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