BOSTON – After one game away from the friendly confines of the Ridgeway Building, Suffolk women's basketball is back on the Larry E. and Michael S. Smith Court Tuesday, Nov. 12 for a Beantown battle with Emerson. The Boston Commons neighbors are scheduled for a 7 p.m. tip-off.
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LAST TIME OUT
Western New England handed Suffolk women's basketball its first loss of 2019-20 as the Rams slipped to the Golden Bears, 71-52, Saturday afternoon at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
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Suffolk splits its opening weekend action with a season debut win over Keene State, 59-50, followed by a 71-52 setback at Western New England to head into Tuesday's tilt 1-1 on the year.
Jenni-Rose DiCecco is the cog in the Rams' offensive wheel with the floor general depositing 18.5 ppg and dishing out 3.5 apg. Gabriella DeComo adds 8.0 ppg with Alexis Hacektt and Jordan Hipwell contributing 6.0 ppg each.
Hackett's 10.0 rpg anchors Suffolk's 35.0 rpg defense. Emily Welling pulls down 6.5 rpg as well.
Emerson will make its 2019-20 debut Tuesday night in the cross-city clash.
The Lions are coming off a 17-9 campaign, but lost leading scorer, All-NEWMAC first-team honoree Charlie Boyle to graduation. Sam Boyle, Charlie's sister, returns as the top scorer after producing 10.3 ppg as a sophomore. The forward chirped in 5.0 rpg as well and looks to be helped on the glass by Natalie Clydesedale who led the way a year ago with 6.9 rpg to go along with 8.8 ppg.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- The Rams boast a 22-7 record versus Emerson all-time.
- Suffolk hast strung together three straight wins over the Lions, including a 68-62 decision last season.
Suffolk takes a break this weekend and is back in action next Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Salve Regina at 7 p.m.