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Women's Basketball To Host BYU Thursday Night




Nov. 14, 2012

Chestnut Hill, Mass. -

The Eagles are coming off a 71-52 victory over in-state rival Holy Cross on Tuesday night. Freshman Nicole Boudreau led BC with 22 points and six assists, while Katie Zenevitch added 21 points and eight rebounds. Senior Kerri Shields added 14 points in the win. It was the 15th consecutive victory over the Crusaders for BC.

PROBABLE STARTERS
Senior guard - Kerri Shields

Freshman guard - Nicole Boudreau

Junior point guard - Tessah Holt

Junior guard/forward - Kristen Doherty

Forward/center - Katie Zenevitch

FREE THROWS

• In Tuesday's win over Holy Cross, Boston College had two players - Katie Zenevitch and Nicole Boudreau - scored 20 or more points. It was the first time since Jan. 6, 2011 when Carolyn Swords and Stefanie Murphy combined for 51 points in a win over Harvard, that BC had two players tallied 20 points apiece. Swords scored the game-winning bucket and finished with 28 points, while Murphy added 23 points.

• The Boston College women's basketball program is celebrating its 40th season. The Eagles first became a varsity program at the Heights in 1972-73 under the direction Maureen Enos. Erik Johnson is the seventh coach in program history.

• Junior Kristen Doherty led BC in steals with three against Holy Cross on Tuesday. The guard from New York has led the Eagles in thefts over the last two seasons. She is now in 17th on the all-time list at BC with 116 steals.

• BC hit nine three-pointers in the win over Holy Cross. The last time the Eagles tallied nine or more three's in a game was against was against Virginia Tech on Feb. 12, 2012. BC hit 10 three's on the way to a 64-60 victory in Blacksburg. Kerri Shields hit five 3-pointers while Katie Zenevitch had four of the 10 long range shots that night.

UP NEXT

The Eagles will host New Hampshire on Tuesday, November 20 at Conte Forum. Following the game against UNH, BC will travel west to Seattle, Washington and play in a two-game tournament hosted by Seattle. BC will play Sacred Heart to open the tournament on Friday, Nov. 23. On Saturday, Nov. 24, BC will play either Portland or Seattle.

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