February 10 | 1:00 PM
BOSTON – The Suffolk women's basketball team looks to avenge its Jan. 20 setback to Regis Saturday, Feb. 10 when the Rams welcome the Pride to Regan Gymnasium for a 1 p.m. clash.
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LAST TIME OUT
The Suffolk women's basketball team fell to Saint Joseph's (Maine), 73-45, Tuesday night at the Harold Alfond Center.
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Suffolk's sixth loss of the season and fourth setback versus conference foes put the Rams in fifth place in the league standings with a 16-6 overall mark and a 9-4 league ledger.
The Rams will rely on their 68.7 ppg offense to regain post-season first-round hosting contention. Suffolk will look upon the trio of Jenni-Rose DiCecco, Georgia Bourikas and Alexis Hackett to lead the way as the threesome all contribute double-digits in scoring with Hackett providing a double-double average of 10.7 ppg and 10.7 rpg. DiCecco sits first on the squad with 14.1 ppg with Bourikas closely in second at 13.7 ppg.
Regis has coupled back-to-back wins together to improve to 14-8 on the year and 11-2 in conference play, good for third place.
Brittany Stone's double-double effort of 19.3 ppg and 12.4 rpg anchors the Pride on each end of the hardwood. Sam D'Angelo and Shannon Hayes each join Stone in double figures on the offensive side of the ball with 12.7 ppg and 12.4 ppg, respectively. D'Angelo comes in second on the glass with 7.3 rpg, while Hayes rounds out the top three efforts on the boards as well with 5.1 rpg.
WE MEET AGAIN
Thanks to a stunning fourth quarter in which Regis outscored Suffolk, 24-7, the Pride handed the Suffolk women's basketball team its first loss over the last 11 games, 58-50, Jan. 20 at Higgins Court.
The Suffolk, Regis rivalry is one of the oldest in the Rams' record books, dating back to 1987. The blue-and-gold trail the Pride all-time, 4-12, and look to take down Regis for the first time since the 1998-99 season when Suffolk defeated the Pride, 78-53.
Georgia Bourikas worked her way into the Rams' record book with her 1,000th-point Feb. 1, becoming the 14th Ram to do so in women's basketball history and first since Iliana Quadri '14 accomplished the feat in 2014.
Along the way, the senior co-captain has written her name on multiple scoring lists as she sits third in three-point field goals made (137) and 10th in free throws made (207). Fans can also find the Hull, Massachusetts, product's name on the all-time assists list (8th; 205).
Bourikas has another chance to make history as well, as the 5-foot-8 guard looks to become just the 10th Ram to score 1000 points and pull down 500 rebounds with the fine arts major currently holding 494 career caroms.
Suffolk wraps up regular season road action Tuesday, Feb. 13 with a trip to Rivier. Game time in Nashua, New Hampshire is set for 7 p.m.