WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14 // 7:00 PM
BOSTON – The Suffolk women's basketball team does not have a lot of time to celebrate its first victory of the season as the Rams have one day to ready for its next opponent, Salve Regina, which is scheduled to converge on Regan Gymnasium Wednesday, Nov. 14. Tip-off on the Michael E. Smith & Larry S. Smith is scheduled for 7 p.m.
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LAST TIME OUT
The Suffolk women's basketball team held on for a 68-62 victory at Emerson Monday afternoon inside the Bobbi & Plofker Gymnasium.
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Suffolk has split its first pair of contests in 2018-19 to head into Wednesday night at 1-1 overall.
Jenni-Rose DiCecco has been the main ingredient to the Rams' 63.0 ppg offense with the floor general scoring 18.0 ppg. Alexis Hackett is also averaging double figures with 13.6 ppg, while Gabriella DeComo and Marissa Gudauskas are also consistent contributors with 8.5 ppg and 8.0 ppg, respectively.
The dynamic duo of DiCecco and Hackett are also powerful on the glass as the sophomore and junior each pull down 7.0 rpg. Overall, Suffolk's 37.5 rpg is anchored by rookie Emily Welling's 8.0 rpg effort.
Salve Regina will lift the lid on its 2018-19 campaign in Boston Wednesday night.
The Seahawks, who are coming off a 13-12 overall season, will be anchored by two-time All-CCC guard Tori Scorpio, who is back after leading the Salve Regina's offense last year with 11.4 ppg. Kerri Beland also tallied double figures a year ago with 10.9 ppg, while Tara Burke added 9.1 ppg to a 57.8 ppg offense.
Beland is the main returning force on the glass after grabbing 5.2 rpg as a junior last season.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- Suffolk and Salve Regina renewed a rivalry, which dates back to 1985, last year in the 2017-18 season opener.
- The Rams fell to the Seahawks, 52-50, a year ago to dip to 3-5 all-time versus Salve Regina.
Suffolk heads to UMass Dartmouth this weekend for the Lafrance Hospitality Classic. The Rams will take on Endicott Saturday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. to open the action with the winner advancing to the championship the following day to take on either tournament host UMass Dartmouth or Coast Guard. The losing teams from day one will compete in a consolation matchup Sunday, Nov. 18.