BOSTON – The Suffolk women's basketball team takes it two-game win streak on the road for its final contest of 2016 when the Rams visit Clark Tuesday, Dec. 13. The non-league contest is set to tip-off inside the Kneller Athletic Center at 7 p.m.
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LAST TIME OUT
Playing in front of its home crowd for the final time in 2016, the Suffolk women's basketball team did not disappoint as the Rams routed Curry, 79-58, inside Regan Gymnasium Saturday afternoon.
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RUNDOWN ON THE RAMS
Suffolk put back-to-back wins together for the first time this season as the Rams captured a thrilling 61-60 win over GNAC rival Johnson & Wales Dec. 7 and followed that with a 79-58 win over Curry to improve to 5-4 on the season and 1-1 in league action.
The Rams are putting up 67.8 ppg thanks to a 39.5 connection rate from the floor. The Rams rely on a well-balanced offense with Georgia Bourikas leading the way with 10.8 ppg. Caitlyn Caramello and Kelsey Schiebel are also consistent contributors with 9.7 ppg and 9.2 ppg, respectively.
Defensively, Suffolk is outrebounding its opponents by a 4.7 margin, pulling down 43.1 rpg. Caramello and freshman Katelyn Rouke pace again another well-balanced effort with 7.6 rpg apiece.
CATCH UP ON THE COUGARS
Similar to Suffolk Clark takes a two-game win streak into Tuesday night with victories over Coast Guard (64-52) and Nichols (61-46).
Offensively, the Cougars put away 73.3 ppg on a 41.7 percent shooting clip. A trio of players notch double figures for Clark led by Sam O'Gara's 16.8 ppg. Aretha Sulliva and Ogechi Ezemma round out the threesome with 13.6 ppg and 11.9 ppg, respectively.
Clark is dominant on the glass, grabbing 8.3 more rebounds a game than its opponents with an average of 44.6 rpg. Ezemma leads the way with 8.6 rpg with Sullivan chipping in 6.3 rpg to the effort.
Suffolk and Clark met for the first time last season with the Rams defeating the Cougars, 74-66.
SUFFOLK FREE RADIO
Suffolk Athletics has teamed up with Suffolk Free Radio to bring Ram Nation live broadcast events this year including multiple home and away women's basketball contests.
The pre-game shows are set to launch 15 minutes prior to tip-off of all contests and fans can follow along at mixlr.com/suffolkfreeradio/.
Suffolk breaks for the holidays and will return to action following the New Year when it visits Pine Manor Thursday, Jan. 5 at 3 p.m.